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Miscellaneous Garden Antiques

BOUQUET HOLDER, ANTIQUE, OR POSEY HOLDER
$
75
BOUQUET HOLDER, ANTIQUE, OR POSEY HOLDER
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
Price: $75
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 as 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. $75.
HAT RACK WITH MIRROR, FLORAL DESIGN, CAST IRON
HAT RACK WITH MIRROR, FLORAL DESIGN, CAST IRON
Date: very early 20th c.
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Vintage wall hung cast iron hat rack with oval mirror in floral design of woven basket of flowers, ribbons of flowers and tassels, in original old dry pastel paint and gilt, with hooks. Labeled in casting "Design patented ---. 40 1/2 inches high, 33 inches wide, and 6 inch double hooks.
IRON SPIRAL, ANTIQUE FARM PIECE, ANTIQUE
$
95
IRON SPIRAL, ANTIQUE FARM PIECE, ANTIQUE
Date: 19th century
Price: $95
Description: Antique cast iron spiral farm fragment, riveted heavy construction, 19th century. Architectural piece perfect for a garden wall. 15 inch diameter.
VINTAGE HOSE REEL, GARDEN, WROUGHT IRON, ANTIQUE
$
235
VINTAGE HOSE REEL, GARDEN, WROUGHT IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: Early 20th c.
Price: $235
Description: Vintage wrought iron hose reel, wrought iron, in original yellow paint. Early 20th century. 35 inches high. Wheels 22 inches diameter.

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