Miscellany 

Miscellany is our term for the things that we love to stock that don’t really fit any category. They might be horticultural, such as old rhubarb forcers and cloches, or salvaged, such as chimney pots and cast iron pumps, or just not easily defined by other headings, such as oil jars and weather vanes.

  • £150 In Stock

    Item no:1941

    A large salvaged brown-glazed chimney pot of a type known as a 'crown' because of the shaped round top. It is in good condition and makes an interesting garden planter. 19th century. 

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  • £395 In Stock

    Item no:1997

    A vintage terracotta oil jar from Portugal of typical form with a drainage hole towards the base. This jar is in good overall condition with a relatively bright terracotta colouration. Early 20th century. 

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    Item no:2229

    A vintage sandstone sharpening wheel mounted on it's original cast iron frame on splayed wooden legs. Interestingly the cast iron frame is stamped '1939 Falkirk Iron Co Ltd' and bears an ordnance mark. It is still in working condition and could be used to sharpen iron tools including carving knives.  Early 20th century 

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  • £750 In Stock

    Item no:2417

    A pair of terracotta baskets of fruit formed as woven oval baskets filled with garden fruits mixed with leaves and flowers. From the village of Impruneta in Tuscany, these highly detailed handmade ornaments are attractively weathered and make unusual finials or decorative features.  Priced as a pair.  20th Century. 

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  • £2,250 In Stock

    Item no:2318

    An antique Japanese Kasuga lantern carved from granite in six parts, the shaped roof and bud finial supported on a hexagonal lantern section. It was until recently stored at an overgrown outdoor site from which it has emerged intact apart from its original base which is missing. It has been replaced by a square base from the same source which is a good...

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  • £4,500 In Stock

    Item no:2454

    A vintage wrought-iron gazebo, the six floral uprights supporting a round dome and centre finial. This gazebo has been recently cleaned and repainted and makes an elegant garden structure. It is generally stronger and better constructed than most modern iron gazebos.  20th century. 

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  • £125 Out of stock

    Item no:2349

    Two vintage rhubarb forcers made from terracotta with a typical bell like shape. Their original lids are missing but they will still fulfil their original function of forcing rhubarb and they can also be turned upside down and used as planters.  Early 20th century. Priced individually. 

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  • £195 In Stock

    Item no:2433

    An antique tether stone comprising an iron ring leaded into an old stone base. Possibly quite old, this tether stone would have been used to tie up small farm animals, such as sheep and goats, allowing them to graze unfenced areas. 19th century or earlier. 

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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

About Holloways Antiques