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LARGE TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRONLARGE TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRON
Date: very early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Exceptional large heavy iron Terrier Dog form boot scraper. Large size with heavy supports to sink it in the ground near an entrance or doorway. Very early 20th century. 24 inches high, 18 inches wide. $350.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
DACHSHUND BOOT SCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRONDACHSHUND BOOT SCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRON
Date: CIRCA 1920
Price: $250
Description: Large cast iron Dachshund boot scraper, heavy weight, painted black. Circa 1920. 7 3/4 inches high, 22 inches wide and 7 inches deep. $250.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
CHINESE REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS BOY PLAYING WITH FROGCHINESE REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS BOY PLAYING WITH FROG
Date: early 20th century
Price: $300
Description: Chinese reverse painting on glass of young boy playing with frog, in original frame and wood backing. Very early 20th century. This was called 'verre eglomise' after a Parisian picture framer Jean- Baptiset Glomy (d. 1786) who used a technique of painting on the reverse of glass, originally attributed to the Chinese. This is a charming and unusual scene of a child playing in a landscape with a frog, with a mirror background. Excellent condition. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Painting in Garden Antiques
SWAN HEAD HITCHING POST, 19TH C.SWAN HEAD HITCHING POST, 19TH C.
Date: 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Rare antique cast iron post in the form of a swan's head with long neck of feathers forming a graceful loop above a ribbed post. Cast in the round as a single solid piece, and having the original length. American, second half of 19th century. 63 1/2 inch high. $1500.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
HITCHING POST, RUSTIC TREE TRUNK W. GRAPE VINE, LABELED, ANTIQUEHITCHING POST, RUSTIC TREE TRUNK W. GRAPE VINE, LABELED, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Antique cast iron hitching post in form of rustic tree trunk with grape vines, and labeled in casting 'Van Dorn Iron Works, Cleveland,OH'. Mid 19th century. 47 inches high. Price $1800. Foundry labeled hitching posts are rare.

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JOCKEY HITCHING POST, CAST IRON, ANTIQUEJOCKEY HITCHING POST, CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Antique cast iron jockey hitching post figure in old paint, with arm extended holding ring, on original pedestal base. Very early 20th century. Found in New Jersey estate. 50 1/2 inches high, and 27 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
JOCKEY TORSO  CAST IRON ANTIQUEJOCKEY TORSO CAST IRON ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique cast iron Jockey torso, in many layers of old paint, and of very heavy weight. Provenance from Delaware estate. Late 19th or very early 20th century. 42 inches high, 18 inches wide. Base 15 inches square. Price $1250.

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IRON HALL CHAIR, CAST IRON, CIRCA 1850IRON HALL CHAIR, CAST IRON, CIRCA 1850
Date: circa 1850
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Description: Rare cast iron "Hall Chair" with with designs of leafage and rustic branches encircling a pierced oval of quatrefoils on the back and swirls of rustic branches on the seat. Circa 1850. Decorative designs for "Hall Chairs" appeared in American Foundry catalogs in the 1850's inspired by English cast iron work of the same period. These chairs would have been used in interiors-particularly halls and also gardens. 35"H. 23"W. Provenance: The estate "Mille Fleur", Wellfort, MA. of Pricillia Kenard Chapin.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
PAIR OF LILY OF THE VALLEY ZINC ARM CHAIRSPAIR OF LILY OF THE VALLEY ZINC ARM CHAIRS
Date: late 19th or early 20th c.
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Description: Pair of pristine "Lily of the Valley" design cast zinc garden arm chairs. This is one of the early naturalistic patterns by 19th century English designers that was immediately copied by American foundries and shown in their catalogs in the 1850's. The leaves and flowers flow up the back of this wide attractive chair with its comfortable shaped seat. 31"H. 25"W.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
VENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.VENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.
Date: mid 20th century
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Description: Venetian Grotto chair,shell form, by Brown Jordon. Cast aluminum in original finish with impressed shell back, over upholstered slip seat and on cabriole legs. Heavy weight. Unusual and charming design. Mid 20th century. 37 inches high, 19 1/2 inches wide and 17 1/2 inches deep. $375. This chair design is based on a chair found in Pompei, Italy. It was latter called a grotto or Venetian chair in the 19th century and was made of painted pine wood and silvered in silver leaf. This Venetian chair design was a great favorite of the French artist Matisse and he painted it in many of his works. Unusual and charming. Makes a big statement! $350.

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WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURYWIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Antique steel wirework garden chair in fanciful design, heavy weight, painted black. This wirework furniture was very popular in the late 19th century and early 20th century and was used both in the garden and in the home. 35 inches high, 24 1/2 inches wide.

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WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURYWIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Fanciful steel wirework garden chair, heavy weight, painted black, late 19th or early 20th century. 34 inches high, 17 inches wide. $475.

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ASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUEASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
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Description: Rare antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair with wicker pillow headrest and side compartments. This is a chair designed to be carried by poles on each side by porters. See photo. Note that the iron brackets to hold wood poles are mounted on each side, but poles are missing. Removable seat has custom Thai green silk cushion. 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. $350.

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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLEWIRE 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
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE WIRE 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

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