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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE New ItemWIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, shaped stretchers and curled feet. Late 19th century. 35 1/2 inches high 16 1/2 inches wide and 17 inches deep. $295. By the 19th century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advances in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make elaborate and fancy chairs, benches, plant stands etc. that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century features all sorts of elaborate wire designs for plant stands, settees, bird cages and even cradles, all made of steel wire for interior and outdoor use.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLENew ItemWIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, scalloped apron on sides and decorated with centered medallions on bottom apron. Late 19th century. 35 inches high, 17 1/2 inches wide. $295. By the mid-nineteenth century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advance in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make chairs and benches that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century featured elaborate wire chairs, plant stands, etc in their general line of garden furniture.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
PAIR OF FRANCOIS A. CARRE DOUBLE SEAT SETTEESNew ItemPAIR OF FRANCOIS A. CARRE DOUBLE SEAT SETTEES
Date: very early 20th c.
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Pair Francois Carre designed double seat garden settees, wrought iron with flexible curved spring-form bent steel seats and backs and a decorative wrought iron connector design between the seats. Early 20th century. This innovative French design was patented in the U.S. in 1866 by Francois Carre and then purchased by Lalance & Grosjean, a French hardware company in New York at 273 Pearl Street. Because bent-steel was strong, elastic and comfortable, chairs of this design were popular well into the 20th century. 35 1/2 inches high, 36 1/2 inches wide and 24 inches deep. These chairs have been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted. Provenance: Genevieve E.'Bunnie' Dupont, (1915-2014), president of the Garden Club of America. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
HAT RACK WITH MIRROR, FLORAL DESIGN, CAST IRONNew ItemHAT 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.

Part of our collection of: Misc. Antiques in Garden Antiques
SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUENew ItemSEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
Price: $300
Description: Unusual antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair. This is a chair for one person, to be carried by poles on each side and carried by two men. The iron brackets to hold the poles are mounted on each side, but poles are missing. Seat is removable. Has wicker pillow headrest. Circa 1890- 1900. 42 inches high, 27 inches wide and 28 inches deep. This chair would be a charming focal point in a Asian or garden room setting. $300.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
PIAZZA CHAIRS, PAIR CAST IRON, EARLY 20TH C.New ItemPIAZZA CHAIRS, PAIR CAST IRON, EARLY 20TH C.
Date: early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Pair of cast iron Piazza Chairs, early 20th century. Piazza is an Italian word meaning a veranda or porch or a covered passageway. This design chair was illustrated in iron foundry catalogs as early as 1850 and was a very popular design for porches etc. from then into the early 20th century. These comfortable chairs have a balloon back with scroll design, a dished circular seat and cabriole legs. 31 inches high. Pair $350.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
9 PIECES SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.New Item9 PIECES SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.
Date: 1880-1900
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Exceptional and rare large set of antique wrought steel garden benches and matching chairs with scrolled arms, backs and seats, circa 1880-1900. American. With very heavy riveted construction, and very comfortable design, the set consists of three benches and six matching chairs, nine pieces. Available in old white and green paint, they can also be professionally cleaned and painted to any custom color of your choice. A smaller set of one bench and two chairs also available from the larger set.

Part of our collection of: Seating: Settees/Sofas/Couches in Garden Antiques
PLANT STAND, WIRE WORK, ANTIQUE TWO TIERNew ItemPLANT STAND, WIRE WORK, ANTIQUE TWO TIER
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: $135
Description: Antique wire work two tier plant stand on the original working casters and in old green paint. This is a heavy stand but can be moved easily on the metal casters. The beautifully constructed 19th century fancy design with pointed borders and scroll work makes it a charming and and very useful stand for potted plants. These elaborate but very study wire stands are used in exterior and interior settings. 34 inches high, 37 inches wide and 19 inches deep. $135.

Part of our collection of: Stands in Garden Antiques
BASKETS OF FRUIT, CAST STONE WITH MARBLE AGGREGATE, C. 1950New ItemBASKETS OF FRUIT, CAST STONE WITH MARBLE AGGREGATE, C. 1950
Date: C. 1950
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Pair cast stone baskets of fruit decorated with white marble aggregate. 16 inches high, and 16 inches wide. Circa 1950. These baskets are cast with fine detail and the marble chips on the fruit add sparkle in the sunlight. Used to flank an entrance or to top piers.

Part of our collection of: Architectural in Garden Antiques
HORSE STABLE FITTINGS, 19TH C., WM. ADAMS FDYNew ItemHORSE STABLE FITTINGS, 19TH C., WM. ADAMS FDY
Date: Circa 1870
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Pair of antique cast iron horse stable dividers with horseshoe decoration. Each labeled in casting "ADAMS 962 N. 9TH" (PHILA). The William Adams Foundry in Philadelphia was a major ornamental iron work foundry operating from 1872 to 1929. These would be installed in horse stalls in a horse stable barn. 72 inches high and 26 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Architectural in Garden Antiques
LARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPAGNA FORM, ANTIQUENew ItemLARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPAGNA FORM, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: A large campagna-form antique cast iron garden urn on original plinth. 42 inches high and 23 inches wide. 20 square base. With a egg and dart lip and a fluted and lobed bowl, the urn sits high on a large square decorated plinth in old terra cotta color paint. This traditional form of garden urn with its upturned bell shape relates to early Greek vases from antiquity. Over the centuries single large urns have often been placed in the center of a garden as a focal point to be admired as an object of taste and refinement.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
PAIR CAST IRON URNS, 19TH C. CLASSICAL TAZZA FORM, ENGLISHNew ItemPAIR CAST IRON URNS, 19TH C. CLASSICAL TAZZA FORM, ENGLISH
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Pair of late 19th century English cast iron two part classical tazza-form urns with lobed wide bowls with egg and dart rims sitting on high plinths decorated with raised classical decoration on four sides, over stepped out bases decorated with classical swags. These urns have exceptional crisp detail and are an excellent height for display. They have been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted a light grey green. 34 inches high, bowl 21 inches wide, and 16 inch square base.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
PAIR LARGE LION STATUES, CAST STONE WITH QUARTZ AGGREGATENew ItemPAIR LARGE LION STATUES, CAST STONE WITH QUARTZ AGGREGATE
Date: Circa 1900
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Description: Magnificent opposing pair of large male lions with paws raised on top of spheres, cast stone with quartz aggregate and white lime wash, and with extraordinary detail. These are after the 'Medici Lions' (1589) standing at the Loggia Dei Lanzi Piazza Della Signoria in Florence where they can still be seen today. 42 inches high, 46 inches deep, and 16 inches wide. Circa 1900. Provenance: Baltimore estate. The 'Medici Lions' were commissioned by Ferdinando 1 de Medici,Grand Duke of Tuscany, and originally set in the Loggia dei Lioni at Villa Medici, Rome to ornate the villa's garden staircase. The basis for the design was an antique Roman marble relief. This was worked up as a full figure looking to its right by Giovanni di Scherano Fancelli in c.1598, and accompanied by a mirror-image version by contemporary sculptor Flaminio Vacca (1538-1605). The original pair remained in Rome until 1789, before being moved to Florence. They can be seen today at the Loggia dei lanzi in Florence.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Garden Antiques
BRONZE URN, FRENCH, SIGNED C.M. CLODIONNew ItemBRONZE URN, FRENCH, SIGNED C.M. CLODION
Date: early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Egyptian Revival style bronze urn incised signed on base C.M. Clodion (French 1738-1814), having a reticulated bowl over three winged sphinxes resting on round decorated base, on paw feet. Has old blue-green wash. Early 20th century. 29 1/2 inches high, 20 inches wide. This would be a perfect centerpiece for a formal garden. Claude Michel Clodion was a renowned rococo sculptor and neo-classical artist and his works are in many museums through out the world. $1900.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
CHINESE ROOF TILE, DRAGONNew ItemCHINESE ROOF TILE, DRAGON
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Antique Chinese figural corner roof tile in form of dragon, high fired architectural terra cotta with dark green glaze. Late 19th or early 20th century. 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 5 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Architectural in Decorative Arts

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