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 CHAIRS, CLASSICAL IRON, FIVE, C. 1925 CHAIRS, CLASSICAL IRON, FIVE, C. 1925
Date: C. 1920
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Description: Set of five cast iron classical design garden chairs circa 1925, assembled set of three arm chairs and two side chairs, back splats decorated with a classical urn holding flowers and flanked by leafage swags, with iron rod seats, in recent black paint. Circa 1925 or earlier. This design is inspired by a garden chair design circa 1835 by Prussian artist Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841) for the Roman Baths in Potsdam Park; inspired by classical Roman examples which were discovered in the 18th century at Pompei and Herculaneum. The Boston company W. A. Snow Iron Works patented this design on Nov. 3, 1925 and illustrated it in their catalog. 30in. H. 19in. W. 18in. D. Set $2000.

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ANTIQUE URN, LARGE CAST IRON, 19TH CENTURYANTIQUE 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.

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BENCH AFTER KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL C. 1860-80BENCH AFTER KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL C. 1860-80
Date: 1860-1880
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Description: Rare cast iron bench associated with 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 Pompeii and Herculaneum in the 18th century. The back rest and arms are curved for the comfort of the person seated in the bench. The motif of the back panels is a scrolled lyre flanked by classical winged figures. Note the ram's head arm terminals and cloven hoofed feet. Circa 1860-1880 cast possibly by a German foundry. 31 1/2 inches high, 44 inches wide and 20 1/2 inches deep. This bench has been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted white. A cast iron arm chair in this design by Schinkel is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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COVERED URN, ZINC, CLASSICAL DESIGNCOVERED URN, ZINC, CLASSICAL DESIGN
Date: 20TH C.
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Description: Unusual classical form zinc urn and custom cover, with bronze finish. Cast with fine detail with large lobed bowl with egg and dart lip. Custom ceramic cover has fine leafage detail with pine cone finial. In the 19th century cast iron urns with covers were often called 'winter urns'. They are rare to find today. Early 20th century. Height with cover 26 inches. Height without cover 14 1/2 inches. Base 10 1/2 inches. $350.

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FINIALS, CARVED STONE MONKEYSFINIALS, 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.

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FRANCOISE A. CARRE  VINTAGE SET OF 9 ARM CHAIRS THREE TABLESFRANCOISE 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

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LARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPANA FORM, ANTIQUELARGE CAST IRON URN, CAMPANA FORM, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
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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.

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LATTICE POT, LARGE CAST STONE, ENGLISHLATTICE POT, LARGE CAST STONE, ENGLISH
Date: Early 20th
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Description: Large antique English cast stone garden urn or tree tub with raised and incised lattice design, weathered patina. Perfect for a large plant or tree. English. Early 20th century. 20 inches high, 25 inches wide. Price $750.

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MARBLE DECOYMARBLE DECOY
Date: MODERN
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: modern
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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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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New York Mahogany Basin Stand Attributed to Joseph Meeks & SonsNew York Mahogany Basin Stand Attributed to Joseph Meeks & Sons
Date: circa 1825-1830
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Description: Rare New York mahogany basin stand with original gilt stenciled leaf and fruit decoration with lift top revealing 'a bason and 2 cupholes'. Below is a door opening to compartment with drawer, flanked by gilt ring turned columns over turned feet. Attributed to Joseph Meeks & Sons, New York C.1825-1830. Provenance: "Rosedale", Columbus, Mississippi, antibellum home. Ref: Joseph Meeks & Sons Broadside of 1833, item #36. 'Classical Taste IN America 1800-1840' by Wendy A. Cooper, 1993, Baltimore Museum of Art. page 211.

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PAIR CAST IRON GARDEN URNSPAIR CAST IRON GARDEN URNS
Date: 20th century
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Description: Pair of cast iron campana form garden urns, two part, with egg and dart borders, lobed bowls sitting on square plinths. Painted dark green. 20th century. 20"H. 11"W. 8" square plinth. Pair $450.

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PAIR FRENCH CAST STONE TAPERING URNS, EARLY 20TH C.PAIR FRENCH CAST STONE TAPERING URNS, EARLY 20TH C.
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Pair of large French composition stone tapering urns with fluted sides, sitting on round bases. Late 19th century or early 20th century. 19 inches high, and 18 inches wide. Pair $750.

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PAIR OF FRENCH WROUGHT IRON ARM CHAIRSPAIR OF FRENCH WROUGHT IRON ARM CHAIRS
Date: 1870
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Description: Pair of French wrought iron garden arm chairs, circa 1870. Very heavy weight, riveted construction with basket weave seats. 36"H. 20"W. 20"D. These chairs are illustrated in "Innovative Furniture in America" by David Hanks, page 83, in an illustration of the catalog of the Societe Anonyme des Hauts-Fourneaux & Fonderies du Val d'Osne, Paris, c. 1870.

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SECRETARY BOOKCASE,  ANTIQUE PHILADELPHIA,  C. 1830, ATTRIBUTED TO ANTHONY QUERVELLESECRETARY BOOKCASE, ANTIQUE PHILADELPHIA, C. 1830, ATTRIBUTED TO ANTHONY QUERVELLE
Date: 1825-1835
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Description: Antique museum quality classical carved mahogany secretary bookcase, Philadelphia, 1825-1835, attributed to Anthony G. Quervelle. Circa 1830. H.101 in. W. 45 in. D. 23.5 in. This beautiful Philadelphia secretary has a cornice with spiral carving over glazed doors with gothic arched mullions, below there are two writing surfaces: a standup pull out writing drawer with a raised writing board, and below a pull out fitted writing compartment with an ebonized maple interior with ten drawers and the original gilt brass pulls. This fitted interior is virtually identical to the interior of a labeled Quervelle secretary bookcase owned by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, N. Y. and illustrated in their book "Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Munson-Williams -Proctor Institute" by Anna Tobin D'Ambrosio. The spiral carved columns on this piece are also shown in the above book in an illustration of a manuscript pattern book with script notations in Quervelle's handwriting. See: pages 60-61. The double paneled doors below open to an interior with three pull out full size trays. The secretary has all original locks and keys. Provenance available to purchaser. Please call for pricing.

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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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URN, CAST IRON, CLASSICAL CAMPANA FORMURN, CAST IRON, CLASSICAL CAMPANA FORM
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Classical form campana or bell shape cast iron two part urn. This shape comes from Greek vases of the fifth and sixth centuries B.C. in Greece. This urn with its egg and dart lip and fluted body sits on it original plinth. It has been professionally cleaned and repainted black. Early 20th century. 27 inches high, 15 inches wide and 10 inch square base. $375.

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URNS, PAIR GARDEN, CAST IRON, 19TH C. CLASSICALURNS, PAIR GARDEN, CAST IRON, 19TH C. CLASSICAL
Date: 19th century
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Description: Pair of antique cast iron classical campana form two part garden urns with egg and dart rims and lobed bowls sitting on square plinths. 19th century. The campana form comes from the ancient Greek upturned bell shaped vases. 33 inches high, 19 inches wide and 10 inches square plinth or base.

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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  SETTEE OR BENCH,  19TH CENTURY VICTORIANWIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN
Date: 19th century
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Description: Exceptionally large American 19th century wire work and wrought iron garden bench decorated with a roll on top of back and arms, scrolled back, and fanned scrolls on legs, painted black. Heavy weight and a graphic design for the garden, garden room or porch. 37 inches high, 72 inches wide and 29 inches deep. Mid 19th century the iron foundries invented machines to extrude heavy wire to make fencing and then garden furniture such as settees, chairs, plant stands, trellis and even bird cages, which became extremely popular for use indoors and out.

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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. $450.

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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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WIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIANWIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIAN
Date: 19TH C.
Price: $295
Description: Antique unusual round wire-work plant stand with intricate patterned border at the top, and scrolled and curled wrought iron legs ending in curled feet. In the 19th century machines were invented to extrude wire that was first used for fencing and then fanciful wire-work garden items such as plant stands,chairs and gazebos which became very popular for use in interiors and exteriors in the Victorian period. The foundries featured them in their catalogs along with cast iron urns and seating. This is a heavy round wire plant stand of that period. The round form is unusual. It has been stripped, primed and repainted a light green. 32 inches high 27 1/2 inches wide.

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