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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  • £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.

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  • £140 In Stock

    Item no:2555

    A pair of weathered composition stone rectangular troughs cast with mythical decoration and with plenty of room for planting. Priced as a pair. 20th century 

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  • £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.

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  • £240 In Stock

    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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  • £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.

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  • £320 In Stock

    Item no:2569

    A pair of weathered composition stone planters of rectangular form with rounded ends. These planters have neoclassical swagged decoration on all sides and have the advantage of good planting depth (internal depth 12"). Priced as a pair. 20th century.

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  • £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. 

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  • £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.

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  • £450 In Stock

    Item no:2504

    A large salvaged industrial planter from Birmingham, the enamelled cast iron bowl raised on a tapered round iron base. There is a makers' plaque on the base reading "W E Farrer Ltd Birmingham Quick Spraywash Fountain." Presumably this was originally a factory wash basin but it has great potential to be re-used either as a water feature or as a focal...

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  • £600 In Stock

    Item no:1361

    A pair of weathered natural stone planters carved in the gothic style, each octagonal planter with quatrefoil detail within recessed tapered panels.modern

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    £600 In Stock

    Item no:2554

    A pair of weathered composition stone garden planters, each cast in one piece with boldly lobed rims and decorated with classical swags. This is an unusual and attractive design which allows versatile planting. Priced as a pair 20th century

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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