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Benches Teak Pair Benches Parkland Lister Country House 244cm 96" 8ftlong Lister
A massive, 8ft long, pair of stylish, classic, English country house, parkland, garden, patio or conservatory benches. Made from the highest quality teak, probably Burmese, with a slat back and seat, the rail and slatted back above a concave seat with two square armrests. Left side seat rails bearing round labels for Lister teak. These elegant benches are weathered to a beautiful silver grey and durable as the natural oil in teak ensures they can sit for decades in the landscape. Bearing makers round label Green Brothers, Lister Teak, Hailsham, East Sussex Provenance : Private Collection, English parkland, East Sussex Related : A smaller bench in National Trust Collection by Green Brothers, NT 813930.1
Length 244cm., 96"; back height 97cm., 38" ; seat height 40cm 16" ; depth 64cm., 25"
Lister is a worldwide market leader producing high quality, luxury teak garden and outdoor leisure furniture. In 1883. Robert Ashton Lister began his lifelong interest in wood, particularly teak, with the production of superb quality garden furniture products bearing his name. Much of the company's early design, the foundation for its traditional range, is based on the early collaborations between eminent British architect Sir Edward Landseer Lutyens and renowned garden designer Gertrude Jekyll. Since then Lister garden furniture has been exported all around the world, its reputation of fine quality being underlined by the fact that many pieces of original furniture like these benches can still be found in beautiful condition, bearing the test of time. Green Brothers Company established in 1830. 1914 Manufacturers of rope, twine, sacks, trug baskets, mats and matting. Employees 80. 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Folding Garden Furniture, Couch Hammocks, Draught Screens, Folding Domestic Woodware, Table Tennis Tables, Trug Baskets, Ropes, Lines, Twines, Cocoa Mattings, "Geebro" Cord Matting. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 694)
Mid-Century Modern (Of the period)
GOOD. Wear consistent with age and use.
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