Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

ROSE GARDEN
GARDEN FOUNTAIN FLOWERS
FLOWER GARDEN STREAM
FLOWERS IRON FENCE

In the past, as now, it was considered fashionable to have stylish outdoor furniture. Many people had both outdoor eating and socializing areas to display their extravagant garden pieces. Needless to say, the garden furniture on display was exquisite. No decorated veranda or garden was complete without wrought iron patio furniture, lawn settee, wrought iron tables with wrought iron benches. Theses gardens and verandas were often as extravagantly furnished as the house.

 

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

 

The outdoor spaces were often as extravagantly furnished as the accompanying house or mansion. These seating arrangements would be attractive and comfortable, adding to the coziness of an indoor living-room to the charms of the outdoor garden. As much thought was put into choosing outdoor furniture as was in the furnishing of the home. Seating arrangements would be attractive and ornate with wrought iron seating a popular choice for the garden or veranda. Below are examples of garden furniture available to the discerning homeowner. Maybe they are not as comfortable as today's outdoor patio furniture and garden furniture designs -- lounge chairs, lawn chairs and hammocks -- but they are very elegant.

 

WROUGHT IRON TABLE

WROUGHT IRON TABLE: TRICLININIUM, 1870s

At first glance, the outdoor wrought iron chairs in the above illustration seem to be carelessly placed around a small centerwrought iron table, yet on close examination it is seen that they are all securely fastened to the pedestal of the table, and are all joined together to form one piece of patio furniture.

 

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

WROUGHT IRON BENCH, 1850s

This wrought iron bench is lighter than than a heavy large design iron bench, therefore more easily moved from place to place in an outdoor garden. It is adapted to be fixed under the shade of a tree in a home garden, or divided into four compartments.

 

A Variety of 19th Century Wrought Iron Benches

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

WROUGHT IRON BENCH
LAWN OR BALCONY SETTEE DESIGN FROM THE 1870s

 

 

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

WROUGHT IRON BENCH
LAWN OR BALCONY SETTEE DESIGN FROM THE 1870s

 

 

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

WROUGHT IRON BENCH
LAWN OR BALCONY SETTEE DESIGN FROM THE 1870s

 

 

WROUGHT IRON BENCH

RUSTIC SETTEE, 1870s