Inspiration: Aged Iron Benches

This antique iron bench from The Brass Peacock (notice the griffin heads on either arm rest!) got me thinking, ‘what happened to good, solid, American-made iron benches?’  Not that dislike wood, but one doesn’t often see intricate carvings and motifs carved into wood the way one sees beautiful iron work.

antique iron bench at The Brass Peacock


Looking around online, I came across many beautiful benches.  Here are my tops:

available on ebay from House Candy LA
a classic round-the-tree version from
from Pinterest
a 19c beauty from One Kings Lane (



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