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.
Chinese architectural elements at its best. These six in a set roof tiles once served as guardian animals of a mandarin household. Though the age of the roof tiles may vary, it usually dates back to 1800 to early to mid 1900s. They come in a set of six, consists of a rooster, a dragon, a fish, a man riding on a rooster, a horse, and a Kirin. The man riding on a rooster is the end piece. These roof tiles do well indoors and outdoors...
Old (1950's) Japanese Cast Iron Garden Lantern Taiko Drum Shape
It is 12.5 inches (31.5 cm) tall by 9 inches (23 cm) wide.
It is in good condition with no repairs, cracks, dents, or chips, except overall rust (as seen in the photos).
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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 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.
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 carved flames and a dragon head. The use of flames as ritual objects is seen as weapon of war and as an important component of offerings. It is often carried by Shiva. Dragon is the symbol of power and strength and is thought to offer protection...
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 beautiful marble stone hand carved Buddha's hand is in the gesture of teaching, a typical mudra held by Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom, this elegant marble stone Buddha's hand has intricate buddhist details carved onto the wrist of the hand. Makes a wonderful garden or home decor. 4" d x 5" w x 10" l.
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 playful stone statues of lion is perfect for garden settings or front door entrance. Lions are considered guardian animals and often are auspicious looking. This whimsicallion brings the lighter side of the lion image to live. Size: 8" by 7" by 15". Weight: 40 lbs.
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 vintage cast stone birdbath with a nicely proportioned design, American from the Mid-West ca 1930. Has an old paint surface and is one solid cast piece. Overall 33" high with a basin diameter of 24" and a base diameter of 10". In good 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.
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...
This hand painted, hand carved stone buddha head is a classic example of how Chinese artisans creates and preserves Buddha statues. Painted pieces are often seen indoors of a temples and monasteries, and every few years they are repainted to show loyalty to Buddha. Size: 10" tall by 6" wide. Shippable weight: 25 lbs.
A nice pair of vintage cast stone putti in the baroque style, ca 1940. One plays a harp, the other wields a stone mason's tools. Each is nicely weathered with mossy growths and lichen. Each is approx. 38.5" high by 12" wide by 12" deep. In very good condition
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...