Antique Urns & Planters 

Our stock of antique & vintage urns and planters typically ranges from very old items such as early carved stone urns to relatively modern but well weathered composition stone planters. The output of premium makers such as Haddonstone and Chilstone can be completely transformed after twenty or thirty years outside and are sometimes included in this section. There is also great scope to reuse salvaged objects and we aim to hold a selection of characterful containers such as old copper planters, vintage galvanised troughs and old cast iron troughs

  • £150 In Stock

    Item no:1856

    A vintage cast iron trough of tapered rectangular form with a flat rim and an original drainage hole through the base. This trough is a good shape and size to be used as a garden planter.  19th or early 20th century

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  • £250 In Stock

    Item no:2119

    An antique copper round planter with a flat rim, rivetted seams and a well developed blue green verdigris patination. Although generally sound this copper has a number of perforations on one side caused by rough use in the past.  19th century. 

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  • £320 In Stock

    Item no:2028

    An antique copper round planter with a flat rim and raised seams and drainage through the base. This planter has a good weathered patination and is ideal for planting with plants that are prone to slug damage, such as hostas. 19th century  

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  • £360 In Stock

    Item no:2122

    A pair of vintage composition stone planters of square form with greek key and pendant decoration on all sides. These are well weathered and versatile planters which are large enough to hold shrubs or small trees if required.  Early to mid 20th Century  Priced as a pair. 

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  • £395 In Stock

    Item no:1997

    A vintage terracotta oil jar from Portugal of typical form with a drainage hole towards the base. This jar is in good overall condition with a relatively bright terracotta colouration. Early 20th century. 

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    Item no:2086

    A pair of vintage garden planters made from composition stone and decorated with a Tudor rose on four sides. These planters have a very attractive mellow colour and are heavily weathered. They are large enough for deep rooted plants such as specimen shrubs.  20th Century

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  • £480 In Stock

    Item no:2072

    A vintage Cretan pot, handmade in the style of a traditional Pithari storage jar, also sometimes called Koroni. This is a well weathered large jar which is in generally sound condition with drainage through the base. 20th century.  

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  • £595 In Stock

    Item no:2140

    A pair of antique cast-iron garden urns of open bowl form with an interwoven rope design under the rim and unusual foliate handles. They are probably Victorian and are a good size and shape for planting with flowers. They are photographed on a pair of Doulton terracotta plinths which are also available if required and which could be painted in the same...

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  • £650 In Stock

    Item no:1988

    An antique terracotta oil jar with twin handles over impressed maker's stamps. This may be an old English oil jar since jars of this type were apparently once used for storing linseed oil, an ingredient for making paint. This is a particularly good example which is larger than most and in very sound condition.  19th century.

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    Item no:2138

    An antique copper planter formed as s plain round bowl with a rolled rim and drainage through the base. It has the great advantage of being larger than most copper planters and also has an attractive blue green verdigris patination.

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  • £695 In Stock

    Item no:1996

    An antique terracotta oil jar from Portugal of typical form, the bulbous body tapering to a narrow base. This is a good sized early example which is inscribed with the producer's name 'Jose Gonzalez'. 19th or early 20th century. 

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  • £950 In Stock

    Item no:2114

    A pair of English garden urns carved from limestone with plain rims and a fish scale design on the lower part of the urn body. The bases are modern replacements but they are carved from a similar limestone and will develop a similar patination over time. The design is an early one but we believe these are early 20th century copies of 17th 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.

About Holloways Antiques