An old galvanised farm storage bin with a hinged lid which could be used as a planter against a wall with the lid up. Although there is a tap at one end this bin no longer holds water but it does have an attractive weathered patination and good studded details. Early 20th century. 34" x 21" x 21" high.
An old cast-iron pump from Worcestershire with original spiked lid and side mounted handle. This type of pump was typically used to draw water from a well, often lifting water a considerable height. It could be reused in a garden in association with a planted pump trough or as part of a circulating water feature.19th Century 54" high
A vintage galvanised trough on stand from Gloucestershire which would have been used originally on a livestock farm. It makes a large raised planter with generous planting capacity and has an attractive light grey colouration. Early 20th century. 38" x 25" x 33" high.
A pair of solid cast-iron round pillars which slightly taper to a square 12 plate. They were reputedly originally part of the fabric of the Cottage Hospital in Bromyard, Herefordshire. They need sandblasting to remove some remaining paintwork.19th Century
An antique round copper planter with a verdigris patination, studded seams and drainage through the base. Old "coppers" of this type were originally used to heat water in brick built stoves but they make excellent garden planters partly because of their attractive colour and also because copper tends to deter slugs and snails. 19th Century 24" diameter x...
An unusual old sharpening stone, the sandstone wheel supported in a wrought-iron rectangular frame. Quite a number of old sandstone wheels have survived but it is unusual to find a wheel still in the original frame especially when the frame is wrought-iron rather than cast-iron. This would be an unusual feature outside a barn conversion or in a farmhouse...
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
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.