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ARMILLARY SUNDIAL ON GRANITE PEDESTALARMILLARY SUNDIAL ON GRANITE PEDESTAL
Date: 20th c.
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Description: Patinated bronze armillary sundial on granite pedestal. Ht.46" Ht.32"pedestal alone. Arrow 19" Base of stone pedestal 8"square. This sundial tells time by the shadow made from the passage of the sun during the day. The band is calibrated on the inside with daylight hours, and the arrow serves as a sundial gnomon to cast a shadow on the band to indicate time. This is a handsome and unusual armillary sundial perfect for any sunny garden.

Part of our collection of: Sundials in Garden Antiques
ANTIQUE BRONZE SUNDIAL WITH SAILBOATANTIQUE BRONZE SUNDIAL WITH SAILBOAT
Date: late 19th or early 20th c.
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Description: Antique cast bronze sundial with sailboat. This unusual dial has raised Roman numerals and the inscription "LUMEN ME REGIT" which translates from the latin "The Light Guides Me." Heavy weight. 7"H. 12"W.

Part of our collection of: Sundials in Garden Antiques
BIRD BATH, CAST IRON PUTTO, 19TH C. BIRD BATH, CAST IRON PUTTO, 19TH C.
Date: late 19th or very early 20th c.
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Description: Unusual antique cast iron bird bath in form of a putto or cherub figure holding up the basin, resting on an octagonal base. American foundry, 19th or very early 20th century. 34"H. 12"W.

Part of our collection of: Bird Baths in Garden Antiques
BOXER DOG BOOT SCRAPER,  CAST IRON, ANTIQUEBOXER DOG BOOT SCRAPER, CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900-1920
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Description: Antique cast iron boot scraper with rare figure of Boxer dog mounted on top, in original green paint. Unusual. Very heavy weight. Has replaced brushes. Circa 1920-1930. 15 inches high, 18 inches wide and 11 1/2 inches deep. Price $500.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
BOOT SCRAPER, SCOTTIE DOG, IRONBOOT SCRAPER, SCOTTIE DOG, IRON
Date: early 20th century
Price: $150
Description: Scottie dog silhouette boot scraper, heavy sheet iron, painted black. Very heavy weight and good size for scraping foot. 10.5 inches high, 16 inches wide and 7 inches deep. Early 20th century. Price $150.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
LARGE TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRONLARGE TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRON
Date: very early 20th century
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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
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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.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
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.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
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
PAIR OF FRENCH WROUGHT IRON ARM CHAIRSPAIR OF FRENCH WROUGHT IRON ARM CHAIRS
Date: 1870
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Description: Pair of French wrought iron garden arm chairs, circa 1870. Very heavy weight, riveted construction with basket weave seats. 36"H. 20"W. 20"D. These chairs are illustrated in "Innovative Furniture in America" by David Hanks, page 83, in an illustration of the catalog of the Societe Anonyme des Hauts-Fourneaux & Fonderies du Val d'Osne, Paris, c. 1870.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques

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