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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. $350.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
9 PIECE SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.New Item9 PIECE SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.
Date: 1880-1900
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Exceptional and rare large set of nine antique wrought steel garden benches and matching arm chairs with scrolled arms, backs and seats, circa 1880-1900. American. These pieces are very heavy weight with riveted construction. The design blends the precise edges of the rectangular outer form with soft,flowing inner contours providing very comfortable seating. The arm chairs are a very ample size. Can be custom painted any color to give various looks-- antique to mod to add to any setting. The set consists of three benches and six matching large arm chairs, nine pieces. A smaller set of one bench and two chairs can also be purchased. This large grouping of nine pieces is a very unusual find and would provide seating for a large area. Set of 9 pieces, 3 benches and 6 chairs $4900.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
LARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPANA FORM, ANTIQUENew ItemLARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPANA FORM, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: A large 19th century campana or bell shaped antique cast iron garden urn on original plinth or base. American. 42 inches high and 23 inches wide, and 20 square base. Two part with a egg and dart designed lip and a fluted and lobed bowl, this urn sits high on a large square decorated original plinth. This urn has been professionally cleaned and repainted a soft muted green color. This traditional form of garden urn with its upturned bell shape relates to early Greek vases from antiquity. In the 18th century plant-less urns or vases were placed with serious consideration often in the center of a garden or at intersecting paths or the end of an allee to form dramatic focal points in the garden. The beautiful form and detail of this large urn makes it a sculptural piece to draw the eye in the landscape. Price $1200.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
VENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.New ItemVENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.
Date: mid 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
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! SOLD

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PALM TREE TOLE WALL SCONCE, 5 LIGHTSNew ItemPALM TREE TOLE WALL SCONCE, 5 LIGHTS
Date: circa 1920
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Unusual palm tree tole or painted tin wall sconce, five lights, electrified. Hand painted. Circa 1920. French or Italian. This sconce has now been professionally rewired with replaced candle covers and bulbs. 24 inches high, and 24 inches wide. SALE $495.

Part of our collection of: Lighting 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.
Price: Please contact us for price
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 PARROTNew ItemCHINESE PARROT
Date: 1st quarter 20th c.
Price: $295
Description: Chinese figure of parrot, green and yellow glazed pottery 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
TABLE, WROUGHT IRON PALM TREE DESIGN, early 20th c. New ItemTABLE, WROUGHT IRON PALM TREE DESIGN, early 20th c.
Date: Early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Palm tree design pedestal based wrought iron garden table with glass top. The pedestal base has beautiful palm tree detail with traces of old green paint with a round 20 inch wide base.The top is frosted round glass. Unusual and could easily be used in an interior setting. Early 20th century. 30 inches high, 30 inches wide with base 20 inches wide. SALE $495.

Part of our collection of: Tables in Garden Antiques
TROUGH PLANTER, CAST STONENew ItemTROUGH PLANTER, CAST STONE
Date: early 20th century
Price: $275
Description: Trough planter of cast stone with heavy aggregate, fluted sides and raised medallions on the two long sides. Has drainage holes. Early 20th century Philadelphia. 10 1/2 inches high, 24 inches wide and 13 inches deep. $275.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUENew ItemWIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Rare pair of antique wire work arm chairs, with rolled trim on back and arms centering a decorative openwork design,and resting on curled feet. These chairs have ample seats, are heavy weight and have been professionally cleaned and repainted black. Late 19th century. American. 35 inches high, 24 inches wide and 24 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
SHEPHERD STATUE, LEAD, ANTIQUENew ItemSHEPHERD STATUE, LEAD, ANTIQUE
Date: Early 20th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Lead statue of a shepherd with crook after the important 18th century English lead sculptor John Cheere (1709-1787). John Cheere ran a thriving lead sculpture yard at Hyde Park Corner in London for 50 years. Cheere had many important patrons and his prolific business in garden figures was at its height in 1740-1750. This figure with its very fine casting detail of the costume has provenance from the Penderyn estate, a 25 room mansion in Queenstown, Maryland, originally built for the son the the famed Chef Boyardee. 56 1/2 inches high. Base 13 inches square. English. Early 20th century. This sculpture would be a beautiful focal point for any garden. SOLD

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

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