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ALMODINGTON BENCHNew ItemALMODINGTON BENCH
Date: document reproduction
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Description: This Almodington bench is a document or exact copy of the earliest known wooden garden bench in America, made for Almodington Plantation in Somerset County, Maryland, circa 1790. The design with a slatted four panel back was taken from an 18th century English design book and the bench was originally of local yellow pine. This copy is of solid mahogany painted green. Almodington probably had a pair of these benches facing each other at the porch entrance to the historic house facing the Manokin River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The original Almodington bench is now in the collection of MESDA, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston Salem, N.C. 45 inches high, 96 inches wide and 29 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
FRANCOISE A. CARRE  VINTAGE SET OF 9 ARM CHAIRS THREE TABLESNew ItemFRANCOISE A. CARRE VINTAGE SET OF 9 ARM CHAIRS THREE TABLES
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Twelve piece set of vintage spring form garden furniture, nine heavy bent steel arm chairs and three matching round tables after French design patented by Francois A. Carre of Paris in 1866 and introduced in America in 1870 and popular up to 1920's. The comfortable large arm chairs are in a continuous design of curved vertical steel strips with riveted construction and raised round springing seats centering a medallion. The three round matching tables have heavy plate glass tops. Early 20th century. Chairs 35 inches high, 26 1/2 inches wide. Tables 29 inches high and 30 inches wide.

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JOCKEY HITCHING POST, CAST IRON, ANTIQUENew ItemJOCKEY 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.

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BOOTSCRAPER, CAST IRON IN STONE, ANTIQUENew ItemBOOTSCRAPER, CAST IRON IN STONE, ANTIQUE
Date: 19th century
Price: $250
Description: Antique cast iron classical form bootscraper mounted in a stone block designed for the stone block to be buried in the ground near an entrance so only the cast iron is above ground for foot scraping. In the 18th and 19th centuries in America most streets were not paved so bootscrapers were a necessity to keep mud and dirt from being carried into a building. Today these early cast iron and stone block mounted bootscrapers can still be seen embedded in the front of historic buildings in Baltimore, MD., Alexandria, VA. and historic homes. Total height 11.5 inches. Stone block 5 inches high and 9 inches square. Iron scraper 6.5 high and 7 inches wide. $250

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BOOTSCRAPER, RECLINING PUPPY DOG, ANTIQUENew ItemBOOTSCRAPER, 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.

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RABBIT STATUE, CAST STONE WITH AGGREGATENew ItemRABBIT STATUE, CAST STONE WITH AGGREGATE
Date: early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Rabbit statue in upright sitting pose, cast stone with stone aggregate, weathered surface with mossy base. A charming and natural statue of a rabbit that would add to any garden setting. 12 1/2 inches high, 13 1/2 inches long and 7 inches deep. $225.

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DACHSHUND BOOTSCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRONNew ItemDACHSHUND 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.

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LARGE GARDEN URN, SINGLE, ANTIQUENew ItemLARGE GARDEN URN, SINGLE, ANTIQUE
Date: 19th century
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Description: Exceptional single antique cast iron garden urn with fine detail to the casting, having a large wide planting bowl with a rolling leafage lip and the bowl decorated with large leaves, sitting on a flaring midsection of large fronds of leaves, and resting on a square base with a stylized diamond form decoration on each side. All original, three pieces. 32 inches high, bowl 22 inches wide on 14 inch square plinth or base. 19th century American.

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PAIR SMALL CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUE, BLACKNew ItemPAIR SMALL CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUE, BLACK
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: $85
Description: Pair small antique cast iron classical form garden urns with egg and dart rims and lobed bowls, painted satin black. Heavy weight and perfect for display at small entrances, on interior mantels or other limited areas. Late 19th or early 20th century. 8 inches high, 10 inches wide and 4 3/4 inch square base. Pair $85.

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BENCH, LAUREL PATTERN, CAST ZINC, LABELED WALKER FDY. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.New ItemBENCH, LAUREL PATTERN, CAST ZINC, LABELED WALKER FDY. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.
Date: CIRCA 1920
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Description: Laurel pattern cast zinc curved garden bench in original finish with weathered surface with green lichens and labeled on back 'Charlottesville, VA. Walker Fdy. Pat't pending. Excellent condition, with very heavy weight and nut and bolt construction, this bench would be perfect for a wooded or natural setting but could also be painted if desired. Circa 1920. 31 inches high, 42 1/2 inches wide and 29 inches deep.

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FROG FOUNTAIN, CAST STONE WITH AGGREGATENew ItemFROG FOUNTAIN, CAST STONE WITH AGGREGATE
Date: Circa 1940
Price: $125
Description: Charming frog form fountain, cast stone with marble aggregate decoration, depicting frog sitting on a lily pad over stones. Plumbed. 25 inches high, 20 inches wide. Circa 1940.

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HITCHING POST HORSE TAIL 19TH CENTURYNew ItemHITCHING POST HORSE TAIL 19TH CENTURY
Date: 19th century
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Description: Rare horse tail hitching post, cast iron in the round, 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.

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BIRD BATH, CAST IRON, LABELED ORNECONew ItemBIRD 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

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Laurel Pattern Zinc Garden BenchNew ItemLaurel Pattern Zinc Garden Bench
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Curved cast zinc garden bench in the 'Laurel' pattern of large leaf fronds with berries and arms ending in bird heads with wings. Of nut and bolt construction. American, very early 20th century. Provenance: This garden bench was shown in the 1938 movie 'Jesabel' starring Betty Davis and Henry Fonda. Betty Davis was filmed sitting in the garden on this bench. 43 inches high, 32 inches wide and 30 inches deep. Professionally cleaned and repainted a light green. Note: In ancient times leaves of laurel formed into a wreath conferred as a mark of honor for heroes and victors, honor and glory won for achievement.

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BRONZE HERONS TWO EARLY 20TH C. New ItemBRONZE HERONS TWO EARLY 20TH C.
Date: early 20th century
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Description: An unusual pair of bronze heron statues, early 20th century. Tall one perched on branches 54 inches high. A standing shorter one 38 inches high. Both in good condition. Herons are long legged fresh water coastal birds, some refer to as egrets or bitterns.

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