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".
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...
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.
Very sturdily built cast iron "Serpent and Grape" garden benches with solid wooden seat and back rests. Following the original Coalbrookdale design the arms and legs incorporate serpent and grape motifs with each arm end sporting a dog's head. Each is 63" long, 30" high, 23" deep. In excellent condition. Sold singly or as a pair.
A very fine and commodious set of faux bois garden furniture ca 1950. Consists of bench and two side chairs in cast stone with branch, trunk and bark design. Unlike older sets these have ample room for sitting in. Bench is 55" wide, 32" high, 18" deep: seat height is 17". Chairs are 26" wide, 35" high, 20" deep: seat height is 18".
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.
Set of two chairs and one double seat/bench with sea-horse and shell motifs from the Molla company ca 1940. Molla manufactured furniture for a Hamptons and Connecticut shore clientele from the early 1900s. In cast iron with a rust-proofed finish - these pieces retain their original coating with only a little rusting from some connecting bolts. Wood slats have been replaced with new redwood. Bench is 32" high, 36" wide, 17" seat depth and height...
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.
Classical putti in heavy cast iron in the guise of the Four Seasons, suitable for use as finials or garden sculpture. Raw metal finish, excellent condition. 42" high, 15" +/- wide and deep.
Two extended length very heavy cast iron garden benches, replicas of a Coalbrookdale design from 1851 (G Himmelheber "Cast Iron Furniture" p.118)with additional panel either side of back. 71" long, 32" high; seat depth 12.5", 14.5" high. Newly painted. Posssibly Turkish in origin.
An unusual variant on Twig style garden seating. These cast iron pieces have had their wooden seating replaced with new redwood. Bench: 50" long 31" high; seat depth 18", seat height 16".Chairs 23" wide, otherwise same. Unique set in fine condition & ready for use.
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 10" tall Gilded Buddha stone head has a sculptural look to its rather modern depiction of a Buddha. Faded gild creates a textured look to the surface of the face, different angle of the Buddha head under the lighting creates a different persona of the Buddha. Nice vintage piece from inner Mongolia of China that resonates a modern simplicity of a contemporary sculpture. Good for outdoors but really makes a statemente indoor as a focu point. 5” x 5” x 10”. 50 lbs.
Simply and elegant standing Buddha holding the Varada Mudra, fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity and Abhaya mudra, gesture of reassurance, blessing and protection. “Do not fear”. Casual elegance at its best, a perfect object for a place that desires the serene presence of a protecting Buddha while not wishes to be overbearing. its Size: 6.5” by 4.5” by 25. Weight: 40 lbs.
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.