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.
A weathered composition stone garden statue of a young woman in a long gown on an associated square base. This is a relatively modern statue which has been softened and given more character by surface weathering due to exposure to the elements. The subject is lightly allegorical of winter and it would be a good focal point for a winter garden or perhaps a...
A weathered composition stone jardiniere comprising a boy holding a goat while supporting a plaited basket planter. This figure is large enough to create an interesting garden feature and, although the planter is not over generous, it could be effectively planted with trailing plants such as pelargoniums. 20th Century. 20" diameter x 48" high.
A pair of weathered composition-stone sphinxes lying on integral rectangular bases. These are well modelled figures in the oriental style popularised by Thomas Hope during the Regency period in England. Sphinxes were also popular in France but were usually more elaborate, sometimes incorporating caricatures of leading figures.20th/21st Century
A weathered composition stone figure of Venus on an octagonal plinth, the young girl lightly draped and seated on a rocky outcrop. The statue and plinth are well balanced and both are part weathered which softens their impact on a garden setting. The figure is designed to be seen in the round and is interesting from all aspects. 20th century. 45" high...
A well-weathered composition-stone garden statue on plinth, the naked female figure with her hair up in classical style and her finger on her chin in provocative pose. She is probably based on an Italian stone original symbolising Aphrodite, the goddess of love.mid to late 20th century
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.