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ARMILLARY SPHERE SUNDIAL, SWEDISH C. 1940ARMILLARY SPHERE SUNDIAL, SWEDISH C. 1940
Date: Mid 20th century
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Description: Vintage Swedish armillary sphere sundial, wrought iron, zinc, and copper in design of Atlas holding up the world. Design with the raised logo attributed to Sune Rooth, Swedish sculptor (1918-2008). Professionally cleaned and repainted. Mid 20th century. 31 inches high and 17 3/4 inches wide. An armillary sphere is an astrological model with rings representing the chief celestial circles and demonstrates the basic principal circles of astrological motion and time. It indicates solar time by the use of an arrow which corresponds to the Earth's axis. The arrow's shadow is cast on an equatorial band which is marked with the clock hours. They are usually placed on pedestals and make a beautiful sculptural focal point in any garden.

Part of our collection of: Sundials in Garden Antiques
BIRD BATH, CAST IRON, LABELED ORNECOBIRD BATH, CAST IRON, LABELED ORNECO
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Cast iron bird bath, two part, bowl cast with concentric rings over a fluted column on square base. Labeled ORNECO in the casting under the bowl. Unusual cast iron form. Very early 20th century. 29 inches high and 22 inches wide. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Bird Baths in Garden Antiques
BIRD BATH  CAST IRON PUTTO HOLDING BOWLBIRD BATH CAST IRON PUTTO HOLDING BOWL
Date: 19th century
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Description: Bird bath, cast iron in form of classical putto holding bowl overhead and standing on rock base. Rare form in 19th century garden ornament. Professionally cleaned, some old repairs, and repainted a light green. American, 19th century. 30 inches high and bowl 16 inches wide. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Bird Baths in Garden Antiques
BOXER DOG BOOTSCRAPER,  CAST IRON, ANTIQUEBOXER DOG BOOTSCRAPER, CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900-1920
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Description: Antique cast iron bootscraper 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.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
BOOTSCRAPER, SCOTTIE DOG, IRONBOOTSCRAPER, SCOTTIE DOG, IRON
Date: early 20th century
Price: $250
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. $250.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
BOOT SCRAPER CAST IRON ANTIQUEBOOT SCRAPER CAST IRON ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
Price: $125
Description: Charming decoy form cast iron boot scraper after the same cast iron duck decoys used as lures on the duck hunting 'Sink Boats' historicallly used on the Cheasapeake Bay. Always sought after as a reminder of the lure of the Cheasapeake Bay and its history. Heavy weight, five and a half inch high,15 inches wide and 6 inches deep. $125.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRONTERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRON
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Exceptional 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 BOOTSCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRONDACHSHUND BOOTSCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRON
Date: CIRCA 1920
Price: $250
Description: Large cast iron Dachshund bootscraper, heavy weight, painted black. Circa 1920. 7 3/4 inches high, 22 inches wide and 7 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Bootscrapers in Garden Antiques
BOOTSCRAPER, CAST IRON RECLINING PUPPY DOG, ANTIQUEBOOTSCRAPER, CAST IRON RECLINING PUPPY DOG, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: $295
Description: Unusual antique cast iron reclining puppy dog boot scraper in original yellow paint. Charming scraper to place at any entry. Early 20th century. 5 inches high, 5 1/4 inches wide and 11 inches long. $295.

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 $300.

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: 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. This post could be paired with a matching swan post also listed #16038 to make a pair of swan hitching posts.

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" 19th century. 47 inches high.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
HITCHING POST, HORSE TAIL, 19TH CENTURYHITCHING POST, HORSE TAIL, 19TH CENTURY
Date: 19th century
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Description: Rare horse tail hitching post, cast iron in the round, full height, 19th century. Designed as a horse tail looped and wrapped around a post of four ribs over shaft ending in circular bottom, used to anchor post in ground. American. 62 1/2 inches high.

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. 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
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! SALE $350.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques

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