A nicely proportioned shallow circular planter with a well weathered finish ca 1970. Planter is of a light weight cast stone/plaster composition, 39" in diameter and approximately 7" deep. The stand visible in photos is for display purposes only.
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity. The statue looks great near a pond or stand on its own in a zen garden. The crane is holding a plum flower branch in its mouth, the tip part of the blossom branch is a small bowl, makes a wonderful candle holder...
A vintage wrought iron metal mesh patio club chair manufactured by the Florentine Craftsmen Company founded by Vincent Primavera. A simple graceful design incorporating some decorative scrolling. 38.5' high by 24.5" wide by 34" deep. Some flaking paint revealing underlying zinc coating. No rust.
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring eternal flames and a mystical creature’s face that resembled a Garuda. The Buddha is in meditating lotus position. The base he’s sitting on is supported by mystical creatures, a common offering position. Marble stone carving...
This beautifully carved Guan Yin head shot on a thick marble stone shows the artisan's talent of making a well known image of the Goddess of compassion and mercy into something uniquely memorable. The face of the Guan Yin is kind and serene, and the elaborate head piece she wears shows people's vivid imagination of this popular Goddess in China. 10” x 12” x 1”
Elaborately designed pair of French garden armchairs, ca 1940. Meticulously scrolled rods of wrought iron banded together to form a generously sized sculpted formal armchair. Each 45" high by 25" wide by 23" deep. Newly re-painted and in very nice condition.
Painted Metal Planter Stand, 38" high-maximum height, 12 1/2" diameter-top and inside planter measurement is 11" high, 9" diameter.
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.
A very nice small lead fountain head portraying a putti or boy riding a mythological fish. Origin unknown, probably ca 1950. Suitable for a patio or table top fountain. 14" high by 6" wide by 11" deep. In fine condition.
Small vintage cast iron garden urn suitable for the table-top. In the campagne style with figural decoration and old paint finish. Very sturdy, yet portable. 20" high by 15" in diameter at the top and 8.5" square at the base. In excellent condition.
An unusual oak leaf and acorn cast iron garden chair with a side table in the same pattern, American 1960's. An elaborate yet pleasing design not often found. This set would be great for a balcony or small patio. The table has welding repairs in two places; the glass top is new. The table is 21" high by 20" in diameter. The chair is 33" high by 22.5" wide by 20" deep. These pieces have been stripped, zinc and powder coated. In fine condition.
This unusual marble stone statue is part of a pair of vintage garden statues. Tang lady is a popular form of garden statue art found in China. Tang dynasty images of a beautiful woman tend to be plump and wearing gracious ropes and pointy shoes. Their look, though tracing back to 900 AD is considered in the contemporary world as closer to the Japanese than Chinese, that, some say has to do with the influence China had with its neighboring country...
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".
This is a charming concrete garden statue of a young girl gently holding a bird. Great detail on the draping of the ruffled dress on the maiden. Purchased at auction, this beautiful statue has signs of wear typical of outdoor use and age.
Garden statue measures approximately 29” High X 12” Wide
Sales Price: $155.00 USD Plus Shipping and Applicable Tax
Lovely marble stone with hand carved guardian animal riding on top. The guardian animal is in the style of a dragon. 9” diameter and 5” height. This unique garden accent piece was hand carved once upon a time for a wealthy patron of an art’s Shanxi Beidai River summer retreat home, was once sitting near a koi pond. Can be used indoor as a scholar’s object or a garden accent piece. Shipping is $30 in continental U.S.
Standing Guan Yin stone statue. Size: 36" Tall by 8" Wide by 7" Deep. Weight: 100 pounds.
Whimsical flamingo garden ornament. Painted tole flamingo with moving parts - bobbing head and moving wings. American ca 1960. 29" high by 18" wide by 13" deep. Colors a little faded, otherwise fine condition.
A pair of cast stone planters in the form of styalised bamboo pots, American ca 1960. Each 14" high by 13" diameter.
Nicks and bumps commensurate with age, otherwise very nice.