Planters 

Our interpretation of garden planters is wide-ranging and covers anything interesting that could have a plant in it, from old cast iron farm troughs to weathered composition stone pots and lovely Arts and Crafts terracotta pots to recycled galvanised tanks. All have an element of scarcity, even if it is only because they have developed a weathered patination from being outside for a number of years.

  • £75 In Stock

    Item no:2362

    A salvaged cast iron trough with hooped partitions, probably originally used for feeding piglets and now drilled trough the base to make an unusual and characterful planter. 

    £75
    More Details
  • £95 In Stock

    Item no:2621

    A pair of vintage galvanised iron planters stamped 'Eltex' with drainage holes through the base and an attractive dull grey patination. Priced as a pair. 20th Century 

    £95
    More Details
  • £120 In Stock

    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.

    £120
    More Details
  • £120 In Stock

    Item no:2633

    A pair of unusual weathered terracotta planters formed as decorative chimneys with solid bases and a drainage hole through the base. Priced as a pair. 20th Century.

    £120
    More Details
  • £150 In Stock

    Item no:2623

    A pair of well weathered terracotta pots made as straight sided drums with a ribbed detail. These planters are an unusual but very practical design and would suit planting with flowers or bulbs. Priced as a pair. 20th Century.

    £150
    More Details
  • £180 In Stock

    Item no:2494

    A vintage cast iron planter of rectangular form with a rolled rim and tapered sides. It is similar to stock item 2493 and came from the same source but has slightly different dimensions so doesn't make a true pair. Both make versatile and unusual garden planters. 19th or early 20th century.

    £180
    More Details
  • £180 In Stock

    Item no:2624

    A pair of well weathered terracotta pots each decorated with a scroll design. No obvious maker's stamp but these are stylish pots with a very good colour. Priced as a pair. 20th Century.

    £180
    More Details
  • £240 In Stock

    Item no:2653

    A pair of large terracotta planters with an egg cup shape and a Tudor rose motif on two sides. Both planters have an attractive weathered patination and a semi-legible oval maker's mark for Snapdragon Terracino. There is no apparent frost damage and both pots ring sound. Modern.

    £240
    More Details
  • £300 In Stock

    Item no:2502

    A pair of substantial concrete troughs from a garden in South Worcestershire, rectangular in shape with rounded bottoms and drainage holes through the base (max internal depth 9"). They are sold and priced as a pair. 20th century.

    £300
    More Details
  • £360 In Stock

    Item no:2087

    A large glazed garden jardiniere in two parts, the open bowl with a shaped rim and supported on a spreading base. This is an unusual jardiniere which has been outside for years without incurring any frost damage. It could look spectacular filled with flowers. 

    £360
    More Details
  • £360 In Stock

    Item no:2610

    A pair of unusual square garden planters made from terracotta coloured tiles with quarter rounded corner inserts. One is titled 'Simone', the other 'Adam and Eve, receiving the gift of life' and both are inscribed with the maker's name 'Anorica'. These planters are obviously from the same maker but are slightly different in size and colour, the one...

    £360
    More Details
  • £450 In Stock

    Item no:2389

    An oval planter carved from natural stone, the plain rim rolled over a continuous stiff leaf border. This relatively modern planter is an unusual shape which makes it an interesting planter especially in an elevated position.  20th Century.

    £450
    More Details

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