|BOUQUET HOLDER, ANTIQUE, OR POSEY HOLDER|
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
Description: Antique bouquet holder or 'posey holder', silver plate with chain and brass pins to hold bouquet in place. This was for carrying a small bouquet, often for a wedding or formal dance. In England and Europe small flower arrangements were ofter called 'posy' (also spelled 'posey') and in American these small containers were called 'tussie mussies'. Tussie is an old word meaning knot of flowers. The word mussie refers to wet moss used to keep the flowers wet. This trumpet shaped holder is mounted on a handle and the flowers fit down in the narrow end. The brass pin attached by a chain holds the flowers secure. There are no silver marks so it is silver plate. The ring is attached to the holder and shows a small weld where it is attached indicating old construction. The brass pin inserts through the holes to hold the bouquet. Charming and perfect for a bride to carry. 5 1/2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. $95.
|HOSE REEL, GARDEN, WROUGHT IRON, ANTIQUE|
Date: Early 20th c.
Description: Antique wrought iron hose reel, wrought iron, in original yellow paint. Early 20th century. 35 inches high. Wheels 22 inches diameter.
|IRON SPIRAL, ANTIQUE FARM PIECE, ANTIQUE|
Date: 19th century
Description: Antique cast iron spiral farm fragment, riveted heavy construction, 19th century. Architectural piece perfect for a garden wall. 15 inch diameter.
Date: early 20th century
Description: Beautiful white sea shell in pristine condition, perfect size for many uses. 7 inches high, 18 inches wide and 11 1/2 inches deep. $225.
|SEED GROWER, ANTIQUE, METAL, TWO PART, LABELED|
Date: Early 20th C.
Description: Antique rectangular two part metal seed grower, in original paint and labeled "Water Right Seed Grower. Two part rectangular tray, with perforated top tray and side drain with original green paint. Charming antique piece to appeal to any serious gardener. 13inches by 15 inches and 3 inches high.
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