Elegant garden set consisting of 4 chairs and matching occasional table. Chairs incorporate a fleur de lis or feather motif at crest of back which features floral garlands incorporating lion head motifs over a background of latticed twigs; arms are scrolled acanthus leaves and C scrolls provide the seat supports. Table and chairs have pierced metal tops. These are cast of very heavy aluminum (some alloy involved?) but have a graceful, light appearance...
This terracotta figure of a cymbal player is modelled on the seventeenth century original in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It is a figure seen in many garden settings since the 1700's. This is an American version in terracotta ca 1930; an identical one is pictured in Barbara Israel's book (p 142, fig. 2.19). There have been some repairs to this piece, but they have been done well for the most part. The figure is 55" high, 26" wide, 24" deep; the base is 17.5" square.
Pair of standing candelabras suitable for evening events in the garden, ca 1940. Wrought iron with scrolled candle holders and feet supports. Stand 65" tall extendable to 84", 20" wide and 18" deep. In excellent condition.
Pair of scroll back designed (originally collapsible) French cafe chairs, ca 1920's. Along with foldable cafe table of later date. Very graphic chairs with strong back design and grid seats. Chairs 37" high, 17" deep, 19" wide; seat height 18". Fold up table approx. 30" diameter. Seats have dented center front section.
Very realistically appearing buck and doe of painted cast concrete meant for a garden setting, ca 1970. Doe, 26" long, 10" wide, 23" high. Buck, 27" long, 10" wide, 26" high.
In very good condition.
Standing Guan Yin stone statue. Size: 36" Tall by 8" Wide by 7" Deep. Weight: 100 pounds.
Cast stone fountain featuring a delighted boy hugging a goose water spout, set in a scalloped bowl of nice proportions supported by circling dolphins and a base of faces joined by decorative wreaths. Child has classic 20's features. Is in 4 pieces. Nicely weathered stone, especially on bowl and figure. Overall height 57", base diameter 36", basin diameter 36".
Wrought iron garden chair with spring seat,scrolled back support and gracefully turned arms and legs, the legs ending in a paw design. 37" high 20" wide, seat depth 17" seat height 17". Stripped, rust-proofed and refinished. Beautifully designed and comfortable to sit in.
Pair of planters in cast stone. Fluted sides tapering to a wide lip. Early version of this classic design ca 1920. Wonderful dark weathered patina each 20" high and 24" in diameter. Fine condition.
Pair of cast concrete garden planters with tall sides and standing leaf frond motif beneath generous lip ca 1950. Each 17" wide by 20" high. Traces of old paint, well worn by weather, surface moss - all set for your garden. Excellent condition.
Wagon wheel ornamental garden cart in red steel. Very handsome spokes, original paint color. Rustic sculpture. ca 1930's. 52" long, 34" wide, 31" high, wheel diameter 29".
Unique industrial folk art garden sculpture of steel and iron incorporating found objects in the form of a bug. Ca 1970s with original bright colored paint. 69" long, 43" wide, 49" high at tail, 42" high at head.
This is a heavy aluminum piece of elaborate design, with simple wood plank top. Ca 1920's it is a very handsome piece; base; 42" long, 25" wide, 24"high: top; 51" long, 28" wide. Painted white, in excellent condition.
This large hand carved marble stone hitching post is measured 55" tall, 9" wide and 9" long. We have two of the same hitching posts in stock; they came in a pair but can be sold separately. Each weighs approx. 280 lbs. This traditional northern Chinese hitching post was used to tie horses for wealthy families. Often erected in a large courtyard, these decorative hitching posts in a pair are usually positioned on opposite side of the courtyard...
This lovely pair of hand carved stone foo dogs (lion statues) came from an old courtyard which likely belonged to a business man's family compound in He Bei province. Often seen in front of the entrance gate, these foo dogs guard against evil spirits and keep the wealth from flowing outside of the house. Size: 10" x 7.5" x 20" tall.
This lovely hand carved Guan Yin and a child stone statue is made out of untreated marble. Guan Yin is the Goddess of compassion, when seen with a child, it's the symbol of fertility. This intricately carved stone statue was hand made by a local artist in the Shan Xi region. Side: 13" wide by 6" deep by 30" tall. Weight: 100 lbs.
This large stone statue made of one single piece of unpolished marble stone is hand carved by local artisans in northern China's He Bei province for the exclusive usage of a local Buddhist temple. Size: 21.5" wide by 8.5" deep by 28" tall. Weight: 240 lbs. The Buddha is in meditating mudra with his legs crossed.
This large sitting gilded stone buddha statue shows a medicine buddha in a meditating pose. The paint has faded over the years. There was an old repair on its face. size: 13" W by 7.5" D by 23". Weight: 100 lbs.