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. 

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    Item no:2346

    A vintage copper planter with iron handles on three sides which was originally a cooking utensil but is suitable to be reused as a planter.  19th Century. 

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    Item no:2419

    Two antique cast iron troughs from a farm in east Herefordshire, each with four tapered feet and high sides and back. The unusual shape of these troughs means they can hold more soil than usual and therefore make more versatile planters.  19th Century.  Priced individually. 

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    Item no:1931

    A vintage cast-iron trough from Cumbria of rectangular form with good planting depth and drainage through the base. 19th century. 

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    Item no:2365

    A matched pair of old cast-iron cauldron pots with swing handles now drilled through the base to make a pair of unusual garden planters. There are a couple of holes in one planter as a result of old damage but they are not obvious.  Priced as a pair. 19th Century. 

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    Item no:2120

    A vintage galvanised farm trough on a three wheeled frame with a handle at one end. Originally a feed barrow on a traditional pig farm, this trough has great potential to be re-used as a mobile garden planter, especially in a rural location such as a barn conversion. Early 20th century. 

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    Item no:2270

    A pair of fired buff terracotta planters of rectangular form decorated with ribbon tied swags on all four sides. There are no obvious maker's marks but these planters look like the type of terracotta goods produced early in the 20th century. They are ideal as window or wall planters.  Early 20th century  Priced as a pair. 

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    Item no:1228

    A pair of well weathered composition-stone planters moulded as square woven baskets with flower decorated rims. They are ideal for bulbs or alpines and could be put on a broad wall.20th/21st century

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    £280 In Stock

    Item no:2378

    A carved natural stone planter, the round bowl on an integral round base. 20th Century. 

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    Item no:2393

    A pair of weathered composition stone planters, the tapered vase sections raised on separate square bases. These unusual planters have an attractive weathered look.  Modern.  Priced as a pair.

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    Item no:2028

    An antique copper round planter with a flat rim and raised seams and drainage through the base. This planter has a good weathered patination and is ideal for planting with plants that are prone to slug damage, such as hostas. 19th century  

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    Item no:2108

    Enzo Zago; a terracotta amphora jar with four loop handles around the top. This amphora is a modern interpretation of the traditional oil storage jars which have been used in Italy for thousands of years. There are two jars currently in stock and they are both stamped 'Enzo Zago Terracotta Impruneta', for the long established family pottery in Tuscany who...

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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.

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