We have distinguished Urns from Planters by their generally more upright shape, combined with a distinct base or socle. Garden urns are very varied in shape, size and material and are not always intended to be planted, they can for example be finial urns with covers. There is a long history of urns being used in garden settings to introduce interest and an element of symmetry, which continues today.

  • £120 In Stock

    Item no:2904

    A weathered composition stone garden urn of flared bulbous form decorated with four satyr masks. 20th Century.

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    Item no:2639

    A composition stone garden urn in good condition with a wide egg and dart patterned rim. This is an attractively weathered and good sized urn by an unknown maker. The internal dimensions for planting are 18" diameter x 9" deep. The footprint of the base is 15.5" x 15.5". 20th Century.

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    Item no:2867

    A pair of composition stone urns on column bases, the semi-lobed urns with plain rims and square socle bases supported on separate fluted round bases.  Price and dimensions are for the pair of urns and columns together. 20th Century. 

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    Item no:2517

    A single vintage terracotta finial with a fixed lid, the body decorated with ribbon tied swags.  19th or early 20th century

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    Item no:2268

    A large classical garden urn made in two parts, the bowl with twin handles and an egg and dart rim supported on a fluted octagonal foot. This urn has the size and depth to be a feature urn and has an attractive lime-like surface patination.  20th century 

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    Item no:2671

    An antique cast iron urn with a beaded rim, continuous scrolling decoration around the bowl and twin mask handles. This urn is covered in thick layers of old encrusted paint which guarantee its authenticity as an antique urn. It was probably made at Handyside's Britannia Foundry in Derby since this is one of their designs.  19th Century.  Footprint of the...

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    Item no:2676

    A pair of antique stone urns, the faceted urn bowls on fixed square bases. They are carved from a granular limestone called Ketton stone, or 'cods roe stone' and are probably older than they appear which is unusual for garden ornaments. They have drainage holes through the base of the bowls and there is evidence of old repairs but nothing serious. Priced...

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  • £600 In Stock

    Item no:2786

    A pair of weathered composition stone garden urns, the bowls decorated with upright foliage and twin ram's head handles. These are examples of Haddonstone's Ascott Urns which have begun to develop a weathered patination after many years outside in a Warwickshire garden. Priced as a pair. 20th Century. 

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    Item no:2884

    A weathered composition stone campana urn on a panelled square plinth. 20th Century. 

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    Item no:2897

    A weathered Chilstone garden urn on a tall composition stone panelled plinth. The urn appears to be a weathered example of Chilstone's southwood urn and is well matched with the plinth, making an excellent focal point. 20th Century. 

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    Item no:2798

    An antique limestone garden urn, the round bowl carved with two satyr masks linked by drapes tied to make projecting handles, now raised on a round foliate column. This is an unusual tall garden urn with good planting depth which will make an intriguing garden focal point. Probably 19th Century.

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    Item no:2745

    A pair of antique buff terracotta garden urns of neoclassical design, the urn bowls decorated with drapes and a frieze of oak leaves. They don't appear to have a maker's stamp but are probably Scottish. 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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