Garden bench Waterplants by Christopher Dresser

Dresser began his career as a botanist and this early analytical interest in plants and plant form was to influence profoundly his designing and teaching.

Details

Medium:
Cast iron
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £2,850)
Acquired in:
1985

The decorative elements, based on the form of waterplants, are integral to the form of the garden bench, which gives it a simplicity of outline unusual at the time.

Venue details

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron Coalbrookdale, TELFORD Shropshire TF8 7DQ 01952 433 424 www.ironbridge.org.uk/

Entry details

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