Sundials - SOLD 

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.

  • £180 In Stock

    Item no:1823

    A weathered armillary sundial, the brass dial supported on a round composition stone column cast with two vertical panels of stylised flowers. NB. Condition report, there is a repair to the column which is noticeable, especially when wet, but should not affect the long term durability of the ornament.  20th Century.  40" high. 

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    Item no:1942

    A well weathered garden sundial made from composition stone as an old romanesque capital on a separate base. The iron gnomen casts a shadow onto an arc of roman numerals set into the top of the capital which are currently obscured by moss.  Modern.

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  • £395 In Stock

    Item no:1478

    A vintage composition-stone sundial, the tall and elegant round column with a square top and round bronze plate. This sundial was for many years in the show garden at Smith's Nurseries, St. Johns, Worcester before the site was redeveloped for housing.Early to Mid 20th Century

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    Item no:2041

    An antique garden sundial from Doset, the round bronze plate supported on a tapered stone column. The stone is a pale coloured portland limestone which has been deliberately rough hewn to create a rustic effect.  Late 19th/ Early 20th century 

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  • £850 In Stock

    Item no:2194

    An antique stone sundial , the octagonal bronze plate mounted on a carved limestone baluster column. This is an elegant sundial with an attractive weathered patination which will make an excellent garden focal point. 19th or early 20th century 

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  • £850 In Stock

    Item no:2369

    A large garden sundial, the octagonal bronze plate raised on a baluster column decorated with swags and foliate leaves. It is attractively weathered after many years outside and makes a strong focal point even in an expansive garden. The plate depicts Father Time in an oval recess beneath the gnomon which is supported by a crouching sphinx. 20th century.

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    Item no:1648

    A large antique sundial, the calibrated bronze plate supported on a tapered square sandstone pedestal. The pedestal was reputedly once in a church in Bingley, West Yorkshire, since demolished, and has charming winged cherub heads on each corner of the capital top. The plate is signed 'Abraham and co, Liverpool' for the optician and instrument maker...

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    Item no:2179

    A large antique sundial, the octagonal bronze plate supported on a carved limestone baluster column. This sundial is an elegant shape and tall enough to be a focal point even in a large garden. It is relatively unweathered, probably because is has been stored inside for a while, but it will rapidly develop a weathered patination if placed outside and...

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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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