All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349344 (stock #S1337)
This sitting Guan Yin, an Avalokitesvara in Lalita Asana is carefully carved with intricate details. The Lalita Asana is a pose of ease-one leg pendant and is resting on a lotus pedal. The other leg is in the usual position of Buddha. It is said that Taras, the consort of Dhyani Buddha are found in this position. Guan Yin, an Avaloktesvara, is said to be the Chinese version of Tara, is seen in this position in this stone sculpture. The backdrop is a carving of a pine tree, symbol of longevity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349045 (stock #S1332)
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349044 (stock #S1331)
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #297133 (stock #S1225)
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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296924 (stock #S1214)
Meditating Buddha stone statue on lotus throne with unusual facial patina that sets it apart from contemporary making of stone statues. A nice find from a northern city flea market. Size: 9.5" by 5" by 17". Weight: 34 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296309 (stock #S1201)
Luohan, a deity that most commonly known to Chinese, though its origin is nonetheless Indian Buddhism. Luo Han is derived from an ancient Buddhist Sanskrit term, “Arahantâ€
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296306 (stock #S1200)
Luohan, a deity that most commonly known to Chinese, though its origin is nonetheless Indian Buddhism. Luo Han is derived from an ancient Buddhist Sanskrit term, “Arahantâ€
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #295216 (stock #S1193)
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #295215 (stock #S1192)
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #294915 (stock #S1180)
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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Decorations : Pre 1950 item #148324 (stock #R2001)
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1203589 (stock #CT/017.)
A rare Carre style oval garden table with strap steel decoration, along with two matching armchairs and two side chairs with strap steel flare backs ca 1970. The chairs do not have the sunburst seats, but have cushions with removable slip covers. Table is 29.5" high by 60.5" wide by 33.75" deep with a half inch glass top. Armchairs are 33.%" high by 25.5" wide by 25" deep. Side chairs are 32./5" high by 18" wide by 19" deep. In excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1198681 (stock #B2/010.02)
A pair of cast iron garden benches in the classic gothic style. This pattern dates from the 1840's in the US and has been produced by many European foundries including the renown Val d'Osne. These are more recent versions. Each is 33.5" high by 55" wide by 17" deep. They have been rust-proofed and painted a very dark shade of green. In very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1167057 (stock #CTX/017.07)
Rare find of a Carre style oval garden table with sunburst design, along with a pair of spring steel button armchairs and four side chairs, American ca 1950. Table is 29.5" high by 60.5" long by 33.5" wide. Armchairs are 34" high by 24" wide by 23" deep. Side chairs are 34" high by 18" wide by 23" deep. All are in very good condition; no breaks, no repairs. Please see our blog.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1980 item #1147316 (stock #UR/057.02)
Nice pair of vintage tassa style cast iron garden urns. Very decorative with scrolled ears, gracefully scalloped undersides, fluted stem and stepped base. Each 26" high by 32" wide overall and 14" square at base. In excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1950 item #1075655
Very nice bronze armillary sphere, part cast, part hand-forged, on marble base, American ca 1940. A few chips and wear to base commensurate with age. 62" high overall: marble base is 6" square with a height of 44".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1009065 (stock #B3X009.03)
A rare lyreback garden bench with two side chairs American, ca 1920. The bench is cast iron with the exception of the seat, which is aluminum. Some design elements in the upper back of the bench differ slightly from those of the chairs. All pieces appear to have been manufactured contemporaneously as they all have the same multiple paint layers and the original square nuts. There are no apparent breaks or repairs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #926700 (stock #XT/022.01)
Stone garden table with scalloped edge and single shaped stone support with octagonal base, ca 1940 - nicely configured. Wonderfully weathered surface. 41" in diameter, 31" high, 11" at base.