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  • Collection: The Gilded Garden

Rare cast-iron "Rococo" or "Gothic" garden seat

the back constructed of hoops, the seat pierced, the front and back legs of cabriole form.

Illustration: Janes, Kirtland & Co., Illustrated Catalogue of Ornamental Iron Work, New York, 1870, unpaged.

Terra-cotta figural group titled L’Amour et L’Innocence (“Love and Innocence”)

consisting of two curly-haired cherubs, one holding and kissing a bird, each with one arm around the other, the figures with a small dog at their feet

Illustration: Gossin Frères, statuaires, ornemanistes, fabrique de terre cuite: ... sujets pour…

Terra-cotta figural group titled L’Enfants au Coeur (“Children of the Heart”)

comprising two curly-haired winged cherubs representing Cupid and Psyche, with Cupid trying to prevent Psyche from stomping on the flaming heart that lies at their feet (alongside a rose and Cupid’s quiver full of arrows), the act of stomping…

Two wirework trellises

one with flared upper portion, the other with flat top and flared bottom, both with spiral wirework on the shaft

Wirework plant stand with single “basket” to hold a pot or pots on four simple legs, with x-form stretchers and scrolled feet

Illustration: Gilson, Wirework plant stand Special Catalogue of E. T. Barnum’s Wire Goods, Wire and Iron Work, Detroit: No. 29, Special Supplement, 1881.