Sundials have always been one of the main requirements of a well furnished garden and it’s easy to forget, in our digital age, that they were once installed in order to tell the time, although not always accurately. They make great focal points and their long history as garden ornaments means that there is an interesting legacy of different styles and makers, including some very good antique examples.

  • £850 Out of stock

    Item no:2510

    A vintage armillary sundial, the wrought iron orb with a bronze arrow gnomen bolted to a limestone ball now permanently fixed to a stepped limestone column. The iron sundial itself is in shabby ex-garden condition but the ornament overall is well balanced with lots of presence. It makes an excellent garden centrepiece and looks especially effective in...

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  • £1,250 In Stock

    Item no:2252

    A vintage armillary sundial, the semi-spherical bronze dial raised on a tapered portland stone column. The inner ring of the dial is calibrated with numbers and the time is told from the shadow cast by the diagonal bar, or gnomon. This sundial is in good condition for it's age and would make a great central feature in an Arts and Crafts style garden....

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  • £1,650 In Stock

    Item no:2263

    An antique garden sundial, the round bronze plate with detailed engraving and a good sloping gnomon raised on a fluted octagonal limestone column. This is an attractive and well weathered sundial which would make a great focal point in a garden.  19th century 

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  • £3,600 In Stock

    Item no:2192

    A large garden sundial, the octagonal bronze plate mounted on a portland stone baluster column. The column is well carved with acanthus and spiral fluting making it an original and decorative centre piece for a large garden.  19th 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.

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