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 SCHINKEL CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE SCHINKEL CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: 1860-1880
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Description: Rare antique 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 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. 19th century. 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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DINING TABLE CAST ALUMINUM,  4 CHAIRSDINING TABLE CAST ALUMINUM, 4 CHAIRS
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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FERN SET, FIVE PIECE CAST IRON, ANTIQUEFERN SET, FIVE PIECE CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Five piece cast iron set in the Fern pattern, two wide 55 inch benches and three ample arm chairs, with curved shaped seats. Early 20th century. American. Found in southern estate. Each piece of this set has been professionally cleaned and painted gloss black. The Fern pattern was one of the earliest naturalistic designs of cast iron furniture originating in England with the Coalbrookdale Company in the mid 19th century and immediately copied by American foundries. Benches 33 inches high and 55 inches wide. Chairs 33 inches high and 24 inches wide.

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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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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 OF LARGE VINTAGE CAST IRON URNSPAIR OF LARGE VINTAGE CAST IRON URNS
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of very large vintage classical cast iron garden urns, one piece, with large deep bowls with egg and dart rims, on pedestal bases. Now professionally painted gloss black. 36"H. 28"W. 14 1/2 square bases.

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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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