Vintage Fountains & Birdbaths 

This section can include anything that has a connection to water such as a salvaged cast iron well pump or a vintage lead wall mask, a weathered stone birdbath or an antique cast iron fountain. The inclusion of water can have a magical effect in a garden whether it is a shallow antique stone basin for visiting birds or water running through a reclaimed stone channel into a dark pool below. 

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    Item no:2149

    A salvaged marble square basin with a carved niche on one side. This basin is heavily weathered after many years outside but may originally have been inside a church. It holds water and makes an interesting birdbath or water bowl. 19th century or earlier. 

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    Item no:2137

    A vintage garden birdbath made from composition stone formed as a kneeling boy holding a shaped basin which acts as the birdbath. It is supported on a square stone base which is also available if required. NB. Both birdbath and base have extensive areas of peeling paint. 20th Century. £125 for Bird bath £40 for stone base  

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    Item no:2040

    An antique garden birdbath, the round limestone top originally from Bath now supported on a tapered and fluted stone column. This is a successful marriage of two salvaged elements to make an interesting and unique birdbath.  19th 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:1791

    An unusual lead fountain modelled as a boy riding a swan, on a brown terracotta shaped base. It is signed on the round base 'D. Welch 1989' and is fitted with a brass fountain rose on the swan's back, so is intended to be a fountain although it also works as a sculpture. The terracotta base is moulded with swags of fruit and flowers linked with scallop...

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    Item no:2150

    A salvaged sandstone round bowl suitable for use either as a birdbath or as a water bowl for animals.  20th century 

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    Item no:2145

    A vintage limestone birdbath from the west country carved as a simple tazza shaped urn. 19th or early 20th century 

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    Item no:2042

    A vintage limestone birdbath of relatively small dimensions but with an octagonal bath that holds ample water.  Early 20th century 

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    Item no:1832

    An old sandstone birdbath from Shropshire, the round basin on a tapered stone column and a round base.  19th or early 20th century

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    Item no:1711

    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

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    Item no:1709

    An old cast-iron well pump retaining its lid and a long and stylish side-fitted handle. The column of the pump is stamped with the name, Godwin Quenington Glos, referring to either the foundry or, more likely, the retailer.19th Century50" high

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    Item no:1986

    An antique cast iron hand pump typical of the type originally used to pump water from a well into a stone pump trough. This example has recently been sandblasted and repainted. 19th 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.

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