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FINIALS, CARVED STONE MONKEYSNew ItemFINIALS, CARVED STONE MONKEYS
Date: antique
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Description: Pair of carved stone finials in form of monkey heads, in old paint. Unusual for garden sculpture or finials for pillars. 15 inches high, 9 inches deep and 6 1/2 inches deep. These could be used as figural finials on gate posts or pillars. Examples of this exist at 'Mount Stewart' the 1820 historic estate east of Belfast, Ireland where there are dodos and monkeys bearing urns on their heads mounted on tall pillars displayed in the gardens. Price $650.

Part of our collection of: Architectural in Garden Antiques
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 house in Somerset County, Maryland, circa 1750. The design with a diagonally slatted four panel back was taken from an 18th century English design book and the bench was originally of local yellow pine. Benches of this type were called "garden seats" in the 18th century. This document copy is of yellow pine and is painted white, as was the original. 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. Ref: Almodington/ MESDA. 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 stylish and 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. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Sets: Chair/Table Sets in Garden Antiques
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. 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
DACHSHUND BOOT SCRAPER, VINTAGE CAST IRONNew ItemDACHSHUND 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
UMBRELLA STAND, CERAMIC WITH FLORAL DECORATIONNew ItemUMBRELLA STAND, CERAMIC WITH FLORAL DECORATION
Date: early 20th century
Price: $195
Description: Charming heavy ceramic umbrella stand beautifully decorated with polychrome flowers on white glazed ground. Will brighten any room and so useful. 18 inches high and 8 1/2 inches wide. Early 20th century. $195.

Part of our collection of: Misc. Antiques in Decorative Arts
ANTIQUE URN, LARGE CAST IRON, 19TH CENTURYNew ItemANTIQUE URN, LARGE CAST IRON, 19TH CENTURY
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Large 19th century cast iron garden urn or planter with egg and dart designed rim, lobed bowl, fluted socle, and sitting on stepped base. This urn has been professionally cleaned, repainted and been given a stepped metal plinth, presenting it well. The beautiful large bowl can hold large plants or arrangements that makes it a perfect piece to feature as a focal point in the garden. 25 inches high and 29 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
CHINESE REVERSE PAINTING ON GLASS BOY PLAYING WITH FROGNew ItemCHINESE 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
SET FOUR CAST IRON TROUGH PLANTER BOXES, ANTIQUENew ItemSET FOUR CAST IRON TROUGH PLANTER BOXES, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th or very early 20th century
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Description: Rare set of four antique cast iron rectangular jardiniere planters or "fern boxes", as they were often named in the 19th century. In an elegant French-Renaissance-style, their curved contours rise to scrolling upper corners and curled feet. These have been professionally cleaned and repainted black, ready to place. Each 11 inches high, 20 inches wide and 11 inches deep. Late 19th or very early 20th century.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
LARGE TERRIER BOOT SCRAPER, ANTIQUE CAST IRONNew ItemLARGE 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
CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CACHE POTNew ItemCHINESE BLUE AND WHITE CACHE POT
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: $75
Description: Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain cache pot decorated with scrolling foliage and flowers in strong blue color. Slight roughness on one small area of top edge. 5 1/2 inches high and 7 3/4 inches wide. $75.

Part of our collection of: Porcelain-Pottery in Garden Antiques
GARDEN POT, ASIAN CERAMIC CACHE POTNew ItemGARDEN POT, ASIAN CERAMIC CACHE POT
Date: 20th century
Price: $125
Description: Large Asian cache pot, ceramic, decorated with heavy white glaze background with raised birds and foliage. Will take a 10 inch pot, so perfect for large plants. Mid 20th century. 12 1/2"H. and 15"W. $125.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
SCOTTIE DOG SIGN HOLDER,  IRONNew ItemSCOTTIE DOG SIGN HOLDER, IRON
Date: early 20th century
Price: $195
Description: Wrought iron sign holder with large iron Scottie dog, in original paint. Unusual. Early 20th century. 12 inches high and 13 inches deep. $195. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Misc. Antiques in Garden Antiques
HORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINCNew ItemHORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINC
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Wonderful late 19th century decorative horse head, of galvanize zinc with fine detail, painted in brown and silver with pink and red. Paint appears to be original. 19 inches high, 14 inches deep and 15 inches wide. $850.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Garden Antiques
HORSE HEAD WALL MOUNT, CAST IRONNew ItemHORSE HEAD WALL MOUNT, CAST IRON
Date: 20th century
Price: $195
Description: Horse head wall mount, cast iron, 20th century. 15 inches high, 7 inches wide and 11 inches deep. Attractive horse head for stables etc. Price $195.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Garden Antiques

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