Antique Garden Statues & Ornaments 

We usually have a varied selection of antique and vintage garden statues and ornaments varying in size from large antique stone sundials and life size classical statues to vintage terracotta figures and weathered composition stone animals. The materials used reflect changing fashions; high fired terracotta pots by makers like Pulham and Blashfield were popular in the 19th century while lead statuary by the Bromsgrove Guild and H Crowther amongst others had a revival in the early 20th century. 

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    Item no:1561

    A vintage Lefcoware birdbath formed as a putto standing on a square plinth holding up a scallop shaped bowl. This birdbath was one of the most successful designs produced by the Leeds Fireclay Company and this is a particularly good example with crisp detail and very little damage apart from a chip within the bowl.Late 19th/early 20th Century

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    Item no:2109

    A carved limestone garden statue of a standing putto playing a pipe. Almost certainly Italian, the subject of a putto (or cherub) playing a musical instrument has long been a popular theme in garden decoration. The figure is older than it looks and the lack of a weathered patination probably means it has been recently cleaned or has been kept inside. The...

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    Item no:2241

    A vintage composition stone lion in recumbant pose on an integral rectangular base, now raised on a salvaged limestone cheese press. Although made from composition stone, this lion is extremely well weathered and looks like it is carved from limestone. The combination makes an interesting and quirky garden feature which is sizeable enough to be noticed....

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    Item no:2110

    An antique garden statue carved from limestone of a standing putto holding a sheaf of corn. This figure is larger than most statues of putti and is well carved with an attractive weathered patination. It is a 'season' figure and symbolises Summer by holding the traditional attribute of ripe corn. The composition stone plinth is also available if required...

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    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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    Item no:2071

    An antique garden statue of a seated boy on a large square stone plinth. Carved from limestone, this interesting statue depicts a drunken youth in a dishevelled state spilling drink from a flagon. Although suffering from some loss of detail due to long term weathering this is a well carved original work probably intended to be gently humorous rather...

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    Item no:1586

    An antique lead figure of a musician in traditional dress holding a flagon and with a stringed instrument by his side. This unusual figure is typical of the type of 'rustic' character celebrated by John Cheere and others in the 18th Century when pastoral scenes were very popular in garden landscapes. However, the quality of the casting isn't quite up to...

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    Item no:1614

    A large and good quality bronze figure of a standing lion with one paw half raised. This is an impressive garden figure dating from the early to mid 20th century and is much heavier and more substantial than later bronze ornaments originating from the Far East. It was formerly in a private garden in Leicestershire. 20th Century

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    Item no:1674

    An interesting carved portland stone figure of a young girl in a plain dress with her left hand arranging her hair. Previously in a large garden in Warwickshire the background to this statue is not known but from the unworked back it was designed to go against a wall, possibly within a niche. The original base is missing and it has now been mounted onto a...

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    Item no:1881

    A weathered garden statue depicting a child sitting on a rock reading a book. This is a small but detailed statue which looks like weathered marble but is actually made from a resin like material. There is a semi-legible inscription on the back which reads 'Ligtner Museum St. Augustine'.  20th century.

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    Item no:1929

    A weathered garden statue from Scotland of a young woman and child in period dress on a fluted plinth. Made from composition stone this figure is well weathered but has also retained good detail. It is large enough to be a focal point in a garden and the bowl on the child's head holds water and acts as a small birdbath.  20th century. 

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    Item no:1703

    A weathered garden figure made from a marble-like composite material, now on an associated square composition stone plinth. Allegorical of Winter, the young woman is wearing heavy robes and holding a small brazier.Early 20th CenturyFigure 32" highBase 10" x 10" x 11" high

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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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