This most unusual antique, 18th century bench was hand crafted by a very imaginative carpenter. This antique settle bench features a unique swinging door back and a box seat that opens to storage space. It displays some of old, painted details on carved designs. Note, also, the wonderful, hand forged iron hardware on the back and seat.
Hand carved on the back: Funcfer. Catharina Begen. Anno 1742.
Width 65 Depth 18 Height 43 inches
Seat: Height 23 inches