A nice large pair of hand carved limestone fruit baskets for the garden. Each is individually carved with individual elements. Each is in two pieces, the fruit basket and pedestal. 18" high by 16" in diameter. Used as indoor decorative elements and in excellent condition.
This simple, elegant, understated beauty can be moved around with relative ease, weighs only 26 lbs, it is measured 5" by 3" by 24". A significant piece added to your garden without breaking your back, or a perfect addition to your meditation room. Hand gesture is in the Varada Mudra, fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of charity and Abhaya Mudra, fearlessness gesture, or renunciation gesture.
A handsome pair of garden pedestals in terracotta formed as classical columns, probably ca 1940. Have been nicely weather worn from years outdoors. Each 38.5" high, 13" in diameter at top and 13" square at base. In good condition.
Lovely gilded stone medicine Buddha statue is painted in red, gold and green. The medicine Buddha is in the meditating pose with both legs crossed. His palm is holding a bowl. Origin is Shanxi province. It's a piece originally made for temple / monastery worship, however, it can be outdoors as well. 9" x 15" x 7". 55 lbs.
This is a very nicely detailed casting of a "campagna" style garden urn in iron, American ca 1930. Urn has egg and dart decoration on rim, on bowl surround and on apron, and has foliate handles. It sits on a fluted and stepped base resting on a plinth with a tapered bottom. An excellent focal piece for a small garden. Stripped, rust-proofed and painted. 30" high overall, bowl 16" in diameter. In excellent condition.
A rare pair of French portable strap chairs in the style of Francois Carre, ca 1920's. With sunburst seat, strap backs and chain-link arms these chairs are as comfortable as they are unusual. Each 35" high by 22" wide by 36" deep overall. These chairs have been media blasted, zinc and powder coated in matte black. Very fine condition.
This particular vintage hand carved marble Buddha statue features one of the most unusual mudra - "the loving kindess" gesture, for the loving Buddha. Buddha himself was said to have taught thousands of different meditation techniques in order to meet the diverse needs, experiences and levels of consciousness of the people who sought him out. The core philosophy of Buddhism is the simple truth of kindness. We need to be kind to ourselves, to all other beings and to the earth...
Pair of iron gates with decorative centres made from the spokes of a large wheel, ca 1960. Red paint finish. each gate is 48" square. One pair remains. Sold as pairs only. In excellent condition.
A small version of the traditional New Orleans style garden table. In cast iron suitable as a small center table or a side table, American ca 1960. 26" high by 20" in diameter. In very good condition.
A rare set of wrought iron garden table and four side chairs with the Carre style sunburst seat chairs and flared backs. The same flared strap steel design is displayed in the circular table. The chairs American ca 1950; the table possibly French perhaps a little earlier. The chairs are each 33" high by 18" wide by 20" deep. The table is 29" high by 32" in diameter. All in good condition, recently re-painted.
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.
An unusually large pair of vintage clamshell planters, French ca 1960. Moulded from a relatively light weight synthetic concrete these are a rare find. Each 14" high by 31" wide.
Nice patina from usage.
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 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 cast stone figural putti draped in classical robes with well-weathered surface, ca 1960. 28" high, 13" wide and 9" deep. In good condition.
A two section faux bois birdcage in shaped concrete with peaked roof in early brown paint color ca 1930. 20" wide by 17" deep by 34" high. Condition commensurate with age.
A cast stone sundial with figural bronze plate, British ca 1920. Impressed Celtic style design on base and plinth, nicely weathered with accumulated moss. Plate is hand-forged and quite handsome. 38" high by 16.5" in diameter at top and 12" in diameter at the base. In very good condition.
Standing Guan Yin stone statue. Size: 36" Tall by 8" Wide by 7" Deep. Weight: 100 pounds.