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ADAMS URNS, PAIR, LIDDED, ANTIQUEADAMS 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. Antique, late 19th c. 25"H. 14"W. Provenance: Historic house "Myrtlewood", High Point, N.C.

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DINING TABLE, 4 CHAIRS,  CAST ALUMINUM,  DINING TABLE, 4 CHAIRS, CAST ALUMINUM,
Date: mid 20th c.
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Description: Round vintage heavy cast aluminum dining table on turned pedestal base, with four lyre back arm chairs. Set has remains of old grey paint. Early 20th century. Table 29 3/4"H. 43"W. Chairs 33 1/2"H. 22 1/2"W.

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GRAPE VINE CAST IRON URN, ANTIQUEGRAPE 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.

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LARGE ANTIQUE CAST IRON URN ON HIGH PEDESTALLARGE 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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LARGE ANTIQUE CAST IRON URN, WITH URN AND SWAG DECORATIONLARGE ANTIQUE CAST IRON URN, WITH URN AND SWAG DECORATION
Date: Late 19th century
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Description: Large antique two part cast iron garden urn with large wide ribbed bowl with egg and dart border, resting on high tapering plinth decorated with raised design of urn, and swag decoration around lower base. 19th century. This urn has been professionally cleaned and painted a verdigris green color. 34"H. 21"W.bowl 17"D. base. A important single urn becomes a dramatic focal point at the end of a path or intersection of two garden paths, with or without plantings.

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MARBLE DECOYMARBLE DECOY
Date: Early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Carved marble decoy of King of Prussia marble, a Pennsylvania marble quarried north of Philadelphia. This beautiful white and grey marble was used for important public buildings and furniture in the late 18th and early 19th century and is avidly sought today. 9" H. 15"W. 5"D. Signed by sculptor Richard Bailey. $225.

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MARBLE DECOYMARBLE DECOY
Date: Early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Carved marble decoy of King of Prussia marble, quarried in Pennsylvania north of Philadelphia in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This beautiful white and grey marble was used for many important public buildings and fine furniture at that time and is highly sought today. Signed by sculptor. 9"H. 15"W. 5 "D. $225.

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MEDICI URN, ANTIQUE CAST IRON, JANES BEEBE & CO.MEDICI 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 Uffizi 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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MIRROR, ANTIQUE GILTWOOD, CIRCA 1820MIRROR, ANTIQUE GILTWOOD, CIRCA 1820
Date: CIRCA 1820
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Description: Antique giltwood mirror with original mirror glass, original gilded half baluster frame with ring turnings and gilt metal rosette mounts in each corner, circa 1820, with beautiful bright gilding. American. 34 1/2in H. 17 1/4in W.

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MONKEY MUSICIANS STATUES, PAIR, ANTIQUE MONKEY MUSICIANS STATUES, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of monkey musicians garden statues, antique cast stone with marble aggregate and weathered surface with lichen. One is playing a tambourine and one is playing a drum and both are dressed in fashionable 18th century costumes. These are very well modeled figures with fine detail. Very early 20th century. 23 inches high, 12 inches wide and 10 inch square base. These monkey musician figures are after the 18th century porcelain monkey figures created by Johann Kaendler of the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory in Saxony in 1756. These also could be used as figural finials on gate posts or pillars which would be amusing and unusual in a garden. Examples of this exist at "Mount Stewart", the 1820 historic estate east of Bellfast,Ireland where there are dodos and monkeys bearing urns on their heads mounted on tall pillars displayed in the gardens. SOLD

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PAIR HORIZONTAL CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUEPAIR HORIZONTAL CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUE
Date: Late 19th century early 20th C.
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Description: Pair antique cast iron jardinieres or trough planters with fine detail to casting, late 19th or early 20th century. This curvilinear form is unusual and attractive. 11"H. 27"W. !4"D.

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PAIR LARGE CAST IRON URNS, ANTIQUEPAIR 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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PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY CAST IRON URNS - Labeled J. L Mott Iron Wks NYPAIR 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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SET OF TWO SCHINKEL BENCHES and TWO CHAIRSSET 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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TURTLE MARBLE SCULPTURETURTLE MARBLE SCULPTURE
Date: modern
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Description: Carved and polished sculpture of a turtle in black and grey Verde Antique Italian marble. With his head turned this is a beautiful natural rendition of a turtle, perfect to feature in the garden. Signed by the sculptor Richard H. Bailey. l0"H. 14"W. 16"D.

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VINTAGE CAST STONE URN, WITH OPEN WORK HANDLES, EARLY  20TH C.VINTAGE CAST STONE URN, WITH OPEN WORK HANDLES, EARLY 20TH C.
Date: Early 20th C.
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Description: Unusual and attractive vintage single cast stone garden urn or vase with beautiful open work handles, egg and art patterned rim, leafage swags with fruit on bowl and weathered patina. This would make a beautiful focal point in any garden. 22 inches high, and 25 inches wide. $450.

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WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURYWIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
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Description: Antique steel wirework garden chair in fanciful design, heavy weight, painted black. This wirework furniture was very popular in the late 19th century and early 20th century and was used both in the garden and in the home. 35 inches high, 24 1/2 inches wide.

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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLEWIRE 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.

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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE WIRE 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.

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WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUEWIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
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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.

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WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH,  ANTIQUE, RECTANGULARWIRE 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.

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