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.
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...
A vintage American hand-wrought iron basket for a window planter, ca 1920's. 13" high by 33" wide by 15" deep. Original green paint finish. In good condition.
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.
A pair of cast iron garden planters in the form of swans. Graceful design but very solid. Each 15" high by 19" wide by 12" deep. In very good condition.
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...
Very nicely weathered garden statue of King Neptune surmounting a large fish. In cast stone ca 1970, a fine centerpiece for the garden. Overall 60" high by 24" wide and 18" deep. Good condition.
Pair of cast iron bloodhounds modelled after the originals by
Jacquemart ca 1980. In a faux bronze finish 37" and 35" high; bases are approximately 34" x 16". In excellent condition.
A watering can with an interesting faux bois finish with red highlights, American ca 1930. 16" high by 17" wide by 10" deep. Surface shows wear; paint finish missing in some spots. Good condition.
This hand carved limestone Luo han statue shows the god's protector holding a pagoda, symbolic of Buddhism. 12" w by 6" x 19" h.
This vintage standing stone statue weights 200 lbs and measures 9" by 8.5" by 36". Black limestone was used frequently in Chinese stone sculptures, they are sturdy and often used for outdoor garden landscapes. The Buddha is in Varada mudra, the fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity. He is holding a begging bowl, in the shape of lotus blossom, this is a sign of the Head of an order.
An unusual version of the oak leaf and branch cast iron twig bench, probably ca 1930. The bench mimics the older design with the arm rests and legs (with intertwining snakes) but the back and seat are different. It is also a more generous size being 33" high by 53" wide by 22" deep. Some repairs to the back of the seat and a short piece missing from the back. Structurally very sound.
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.
Beautifully carved stone Guan Yin in one solid piece of stone. Weights approx. 40 lbs. Intricate details with lots of natural aging patina. Only gets better with age, this is a perfect garden or indoor statue that will add instant Zen elements to your home and garden. Height 11.5" inches.
Charming majolica blended glaze jardiniere with iris motif design in green, yellow and brown. American probably Weller ca 1920. Consists of bowl and stand. Overall 25.5" high by 11" wide; base 16.5" high by 10" diameter; top 9" high by 11" diameter. Small repair at base, otherwise fine condition.
A pair of armchairs in the style of Mathieu Mategot, wire and tubular steel ca 1950, probably American. Whimsical and inventive design with rolled wire back and side arms. Each 31.5" high by 22" wide by 18" deep. Chairs have been repaired and repainted.
A rare pair of French handkerchief planters ca 1950. Manufactured in a light weight concrete typical of this period and form. Each is approximately 27" x 27". Nice external patina from garden usage. One outer edge is broken off, otherwise good condition.
Two pair of vintage Carre style "casablanca" sunburst garden chairs in strap steel, 1940-1960. Virtually identical each pair has been completely restored and powder coated in white ready for outdoor use. Each is 36" high by 21.5" wide by 25" deep. In very good condition. Price is for each pair.