A very solidly built wrought iron gate in a classic design with scrolling work and arrow heads with nicely inscribed detail, American ca 1900 from the mid-West. All elements are beautifully formed and completely intact. Gate is 44" high by 37" wide. Old paint with some rust
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1960 item #998388 (stock #AGT/0010)
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.
Framed hand-colored engravings of bird's eye views of British Country Estates from Dr. Harris' "History of Kent" published in 1719. The plates were engraved by Dr Harris and Johannes Kips. Overall framed size is 27.5" x 25". Conservation framing materials used. Plates are in fine condition.
A vintage cast garden statue of St Francis of Assisi (the patron saint of animals) in classic pose holding a bird, American ca 1940. Very nice worn patina with accretions of moss and lichen. 43.5" high by 12" wide and deep. In good condition.
A cast stone fountain of a boy riding a mythological sea horse with a well weathered surface and old moss, American ca 1940. Original copper piping is still intact. 27" high by 12" wide by 10" deep. In good condition.
A very attractive nineteenth century wirework plant stand, American. Diamond patterned outward splaying sides, webbed legs with scrolling. 33" high, 40" wide, 12" deep. Other than a few bent wires in excellent condition.
A highly individual and colorful ceramic bulldog. 18" high by 26" long by 14" wide. In excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1277449 (stock #C2/034.04)
A set of four collapsible metal cafe chairs with sunburst seats in the Carre style, possibly French ca 1960. Each chair is 32" high by 17" wide by 18" deep. Old paint finish, some rust, repairs to the seats, sold as is.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1980 item #1154716 (stock #PL/031.02)
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.
Very realistically appearing buck and doe of painted cast concrete meant for a garden setting, ca 1970. Doe, 26" long, 10" wide, 23" high. Buck, 27" long, 10" wide, 26" high. In very good condition.
An antique umbrella stand with fern design marked Coalbrookdale and carrying the British registration stamp. This piece has been stripped and painted in black lacquer. It does not include a pan. 24" high, 20" wide and 14.5" deep. In excellent condition.
Lithographs of cattle varieties from Emile Baudement's "Les Races Bovines", Paris, 1864. These are hand-colored in hand-finished frames. Sold as pairs - the bull and cow of each variety; in this instance "Pinzgau" and "Parthenais". More are available. Each is 26.5" x 22.5". Conservation framing materials used.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1068198 (stock #AR026.01)
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 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.
Set of Elizabeth Blackwell copperplate engravings of medicinal plants from the New World. These herbals, with original hand-color, were published as a medical reference book by Christoph Jacob Trew in Nuremberg in 1757. The original British publication was in 1737. They are bright and lively representations on rag paper. Each 18" wide by 22" high in hand-finished frames. Framed with conservation materials. Set of up to 16 available.
Framed lithograph (heliograph) in sepia titled "Theatre de Pompie a Rome" by Chauvet drawn after Baltard's excavations of 1837, showing detailed elevations as well as overview. 32" wide by 21" high. Framed with conservation materials.
Set of three framed heraldic crest engravings, hand-colored, ca 1800 in mats with marble paper border. Each 15" wide by 17" high. Framed with conservation materials. Sold as set of three.
Framed lithographs of early Edinburgh by SD Swarbreck from "Sketches in Scotland", London, 1839. These are particularly fine early lithographs depicting all facets of life in Edinburgh in the early 1800's. Many others are available. This pair framed in a burnished metallic wood frame, each 25.5" x 21". Framed with conservation materials.