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.

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    Item no:2482

    A vintage cast-iron farm trough which was probably originally used to feed young pigs, the hooped partitions preventing the strongest animals pushing out the smaller ones. There are now drainage holes through the base so it is ready to be reused as an unusual garden planter. 19th century.

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    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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    Item no:2501

    An unusual salvaged iron column from a Herefordshire farm, cast as a hollow round baluster with fixing holes in the top and bottom plates. It could be reused either as a base for a short table or fixed horizontally to a wall as a fountain spout.  19th century.

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    Item no:2481

    A set of four wrought iron wall mangers originally used as hay mangers for horses, each individually made to the same design. They have great potential to enliven an external wall or walled courtyard and are priced and sold as a set of four. 19th or 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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    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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    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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    Item no:2480

    A pair of vintage cast iron wall planters with bowed fronts and drainage holes through the bases. They are much deeper than most wall planters and therefore more suitable for planting, trailing plants would be especially effective for example. They are priced and sold as a pair. 19th Century

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    Item no:2490

    An antique bootscraper comprising a wrought iron scraper set into a heavy square slate base. 19th century

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    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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  • £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: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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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