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JOCKEY TORSO  CAST IRON ANTIQUENew ItemJOCKEY 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.

Part of our collection of: Hitching Post in Garden Antiques
JOCKEY ANTIQUE HITCHING POST, CAST IRON, New ItemJOCKEY ANTIQUE HITCHING POST, CAST IRON,
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
HORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINCNew ItemHORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINC
Date: late 19th or very early 20th c.
Price: Please contact us for price
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. SOLD

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Garden Antiques
SCOTTIE DOG DOORSTOPNew ItemSCOTTIE DOG DOORSTOP
Date: vintage
Price: $135
Description: Scottie dog cast iron doorstop in old black paint, heavy weight, vintage. 9 inches high, 10 1/2 inches long and 4 inches deep. $135.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Garden Antiques
WIRE BENCH WITH ROLLED CURVED BACK, ANTIQUENew ItemWIRE BENCH WITH ROLLED CURVED BACK, ANTIQUE
Date: circa 1900
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Description: Antique heavy steel wire garden bench painted white, with curved crest rail and design of scrolls and spirals resting on square feet designed for resting grass surface. Circa 1900. 36 inches high, 57 inches wide and 32 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH,  ANTIQUE, RECTANGULARNew ItemWIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUE, RECTANGULAR
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique wire work rectangular form settee with wrought iron frame, of heavy crimped wire, with square back and sides decorated with scrolls and circles and sitting on square feet. Circa 1900. Heavy wire was extremely popular for many forms of garden furniture such as plant stands, tables and chairs, settees and arbors during the late 19th century into the early 20th century. This heavy garden settee has several layers of old paint. It is a good size to place in many areas to give a light airy garden look and a comfortable seat. 33 inches high, 44 inches wide and 20 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUENew ItemWIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Antique wire work garden settee or bench in heavy steel wire. This decorative and heavy settee has been professionally cleaned and repainted. Circa 1900. 38 inches high, 54 inches wide, and 21 inches deep. Fanciful wire work furniture became very popular in the second half of the 19th century when wire work companies sold many varieties of wire pieces such as plant stands, chairs and settees, bird cages, trellis and even cradles. These pieces could be easily moved to be placed outdoors, on porches or verandas or indoors.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY,  WITH CUSHIONNew ItemWIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY, WITH CUSHION
Date: CIRCA 1896
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Description: Antique heavy steel wire work settee or bench labeled on back "Scheeler & Sons, Buffalo, N.Y." Located at 316-32 Terrace St. Buffalo, N.Y. this company was formerly Buffalo Wire Works, and advertised 'wire goods, wirework and artistic metal work of all kinds.' Circa 1896. This elaborately designed settee or bench with the rolled crest rail, shaped seat and decorative scroll work has been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted and comes with a custom black chintz cushion. 38 inches high, 54 inches wide and 24 inches deep. Circa 1896.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE New ItemWIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, shaped stretchers and curled feet. Late 19th century. 35 1/2 inches high 16 1/2 inches wide and 17 inches deep. $295. By the 19th century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advances in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make elaborate and fancy chairs, benches, plant stands etc. that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century features all sorts of elaborate wire designs for plant stands, settees, bird cages and even cradles, all made of steel wire for interior and outdoor use.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLENew ItemWIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, scalloped apron on sides and decorated with centered medallions on bottom apron. Late 19th century. 35 inches high, 17 1/2 inches wide. $295. By the mid-nineteenth century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advance in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make chairs and benches that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century featured elaborate wire chairs, plant stands, etc in their general line of garden furniture.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
ASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUENew ItemASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Rare antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair with wicker pillow headrest and side compartments. This is a chair designed to be carried by poles on each side by porters. See photo. Note that the iron brackets to hold wood poles are mounted on each side, but poles are missing. Removable seat has custom Thai green silk cushion. Circa 1890- 1900. 42 inches high, 27 inches wide and 28 inches deep. This chair would be a charming focal point in a Asian or garden room setting.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
KITTEN DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, ANTIQUENew ItemKITTEN DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, ANTIQUE
Date: 1920-1930
Price: $125
Description: Antique Kitten with bow doorstop in old bright yellow and green paint. Listed as HUBLEY in Bertolia "DOORSTOPS, IDENTIFICATION & VALUES.(1985). 8 inches high, and 6 inches wide. $125.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
DOORSTOP, LION WITH SERPENT, BRASS, ANTIQUENew ItemDOORSTOP, LION WITH SERPENT, BRASS, ANTIQUE
Date: 19TH C.
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Description: Lion with serpent cast brass doorstop or hall porter, with high looped handle and lead weighted at bottom. 19th century English. 12 1/2 inches high, 9 1/2 inches wide and 2 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
CHINESE EXPORT  PARROTNew ItemCHINESE EXPORT PARROT
Date: 1st quarter 20th c.
Price: $295
Description: Chinese export figure of parrot, green and yellow glazed earthenware with lead weighted base, 1900-1940. Measures 10 1/2 inches high and 4 inches wide. $295.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Decorative Arts
PARROT DOORSTOP, ALBANY FOUNDRY, C. 1924New ItemPARROT DOORSTOP, ALBANY FOUNDRY, C. 1924
Date: Circa 1934
Price: $225
Description: Cast iron parrot doorstop in original paint, Albany Foundry, circa 1934. 12 1/2 inches high, and 7 1/2 inches wide. This parrot doorstop is $225. This parrot doorstop was illustrated in the Albany Foundry Catalog of 1924.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts

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