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GRAPE VINE CAST IRON URN, ANTIQUENew ItemGRAPE VINE CAST IRON URN, ANTIQUE
Date: Late 19th century early 20th C.
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Description: Unusual single two part cast iron garden urn, with a separate vine of grapes and grape leaves encircling the bowl, and handles of twisted vines, sitting on plinth decorated with applied classical wreaths. This urn has been professionally cleaned and painted a gray green. 30"H. 18"W.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
ADAMS URNS, PAIR, LIDDED, ANTIQUENew ItemADAMS URNS, PAIR, LIDDED, ANTIQUE
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Pair Adams style cast iron lidded neo-classical garden urns, two part, in old black paint. 25"H. 14"W. Provenance: Historic house "Myrtlewood", High Point, N.C.

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FLY TRAP, ANTIQUE GLASSNew ItemFLY TRAP, ANTIQUE GLASS
Date: very early 20th century
Price: $75
Description: Antique blown glass fly trap. Designed to be filled with sugar water and then hung to attract flies, who fly into trap at bottom and then are unable to fly ou. Very early 20th century. 6"H. 4.5"W. $75.

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PASSION FLOWER ALUMINUM BENCH, MID 20TH C.New ItemPASSION FLOWER ALUMINUM BENCH, MID 20TH C.
Date: mid 20th c.
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Description: The Passion Flower pattern was registered in England by the Coalbrookdale Company in 1862 and was then copied by American foundries. It is a beautiful botanical curvilinear design depicting the Passion Flower vine. This heavy cast aluminum bench has a weathered surface with traces of white old white paint and dates mid 20th century. The arched back pierced with passion flowers and vines, has arm terminals of parrot heads over cabriole legs. 30 1/2"H and 39"W.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
PAIR LARGE CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUENew ItemPAIR LARGE CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUE
Date: Late 19th century early 20th C.
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Description: Pair of unusual large cast iron garden urns, with lobed bowls and upright handles, antique, late 19th century 38"H. 24"W. These urns relate to French urns with similar handles shown in the circa 1870 trade catalog of The Societe Anonyme des Hauts-Forneaux & Fonderies du Val d'Osne, a group of designers and founders in France. J.W. Fiske Iron Wks. New York also made a similar urn with and without handles.

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MEDICI URN, ANTIQUE CAST IRON, JANES BEEBE & CO.New ItemMEDICI URN, ANTIQUE CAST IRON, JANES BEEBE & CO.
Date: Circa 1850
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Description: The classic design of this urn is called the Medici Urn, after a marble bell shaped urn sculpted in Athens 1st century AD as a garden ornament and now in the Uffiz Gallery in Florence, Italy. This cast iron example of the Medici urn's bowl is decorated in high relief with Greek figures in a procession. The rim of the bowl is labeled with the the name Janes Beebe & Co. This 1850's foundry was located in Manhattan and then moved to the Bronx,N.Y. By 1859 the name was changed to Janes, Fowler, Kirkland & Company and they won the contract to replace the dome of the U.S. Capital Building with a new cast iron dome. The work was done at their foundry in the Bronx, N.Y. through out the Civil War. The Janes Beebe & Co. label dates this Medici urn to the 1850's. The socle of the urn on a square base is labeled Walbridge & Co. Buffalo, N.Y. so is a replacement. The urn has been professionally cleaned and repainted. 49 1/2"H. 23 1/2"W.

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SET OF TWO SCHINKEL BENCHES and TWO CHAIRSNew ItemSET OF TWO SCHINKEL BENCHES and TWO CHAIRS
Date: Late 19th century early 20th C.
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Description: Rare set of two cast iron benches and two arm chairs after Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841) the Prussian neo-classical architect who designed this pattern for the Roman Baths in Potsdam Park in 1835. The design was influenced by the early Roman furniture discovered in Pompei and Herculaneum in the 18th century.The motif of the back panel is a scrolled lyre flanked by classical winged figures. Note the ram's head arm terminals and cloven hoofed feet. Late 19th or early 20th century. Benches: 31 1/2"H. 44"W. 19"D. Chairs: 31 1/2"H. 25 1/2"W. These pieces have been professionally cleaned and repainted. A cast iron chair in this design by Schinkel is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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PAIR HITCHING POSTSNew ItemPAIR HITCHING POSTS
Date: 19th century
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Description: Rare pair horse head cast iron hitching posts, 19th century. Each has bridle and fancy mane above a collar over a fluted post, terminating in a square base. Hollow cast, one piece. Missing rings. 44 1/2"H. 7"W. Ref: "HORSING AROUND-19TH CENTURY CAST IRON HITCHING POSTS" Cat.#61.

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BENCH, LAUREL PATTERN, ALUMINUM, POWDER COATED WHITENew ItemBENCH, LAUREL PATTERN, ALUMINUM, POWDER COATED WHITE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Laurel pattern aluminum garden bench, a design with large vertical leaf fronds with berries, curved back and bird head arms. This is an early 19th century English botanical pattern copied by American foundries. The design is also called Solomons Seal after the plant by that name. This bench is powder coated in white. Mid 20th century. 29"H. 41 1/2"W. 29"D.

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BIRD BATH CLASSICAL ZINCNew ItemBIRD BATH CLASSICAL ZINC
Date: mid 20th c.
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Description: Classical form heavy zinc bird bath with large ribbed bowl over fluted column on tiered square base. 31 1/2"H. 22 1/2" W. 13 1/2" base. Weathered surface. Mid 20th century.

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PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CAST IRON URNS - Labeled J. L Mott Iron Wks NYNew ItemPAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CAST IRON URNS - Labeled J. L Mott Iron Wks NY
Date: 19th century
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Description: Pair of labeled cast iron urns. J. L. Mott Iron Works NY. Rim accented by beautifully cast leafage pattern. 16" inches high, 21"W. 8"sq. base.

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STATUE OF YOUNG GIRL, CAST IRON, VINTAGENew ItemSTATUE OF YOUNG GIRL, CAST IRON, VINTAGE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Cast iron statue of young girl. Standing upright in a bashful stance. Early 20th century. 23"H. 10"W. Base 6"x 7".

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HERON FOUNTAINS, PAIRNew ItemHERON FOUNTAINS, PAIR
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of bronze heron fountains, with weathered patina, cast with fine detail. Plumbed so water sprays from each mouth. Charming attraction for any garden. 43"H. 6"W. and 37"H. 6"W.

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 FINIALS, ANTIQUE PAIR, PATINATED COPPER New Item FINIALS, ANTIQUE PAIR, PATINATED COPPER
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of fabulous large antique copper cupola finials 60"H. 60"W. Circa 1910. In excellent condition with beautiful original verdigris patina. Perfect for garden gazebos, pavilions or other garden buildings. Available singly or by pair.

Part of our collection of: Architectural in Garden Antiques
LARGE ANTIQUE CAST IRON URN ON HIGH PEDESTALNew ItemLARGE ANTIQUE CAST IRON URN ON HIGH PEDESTAL
Date: Late 19th century
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Description: Two part antique cast iron garden urn with large ribbed bowl with egg and dart border decoration, sitting on high tapering plinth, the sides decorated with design of a raised decorative urn, and lower border of base decorated on each side with a swag and tassel design. 19th century American. This urn has been professionally cleaned and painted verdigris green. Consider the use of a single urn as a dramatic focal point in your garden--at the end of a path or at the intersection of two garden paths. 36"H. 22"W.bowl 18"square base. Very similar in design to urn #16215.

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