A pair of late 18th century English carved limestone garden urns from Aske Hall, North Yorkshire, dispersed as part of a three day auction sale in 1994. The bowls carved in high relief, with floral swags and masks, standing on squared socles.
A set of twenty one antique interlocking buff terracotta Gibbs and Canning planters and troughs, reclaimed from a property in Belgravia, London. These can be used to make a continuous run of planters, other shapes, or used as single planters. This is certainly the largest original set of antique planters we have seen, in our
This early 2oth century Georgian style fire surround was salvaged from a large house in Claygate, Surrey. Carved from white statuary marble, with contrasting Maurin Green Marble bands, it features carved urn end blocks and centre tablet, fluted jambs and frieze panel. Additional Dimensions Opening Height 90.5 cm Opening Width 90 cm Width between outside of legs
A bronze plaque, signed Clodion, depicting a Nymph Child and Satyr. Clodion, was born Claude Michel (1738-1814) later becoming known as Clodion. After the original. This came from a large townhouse in Little Venice, London. Dimensions Diameter 27.5 cm Weight 1 kg
A magnificent pair of late 19th century cast iron braziers. The deep circular bowls each embellished with four lion heads, supported on a intricate wrought iron structure, terminating in large cast iron lion paws. These were originally positioned at the entrance to a theatre in London. A third brazier is available by separate negotiation. Dimensions
This antique Aphrodite or ‘Crouching Venus’ sculpture is based upon the Roman sculpture in the Royal Collection which was acquired by Charles I from the Gonzaga collection in Mantua. Sourced from a private collection in Oxfordshire.
A finely carved 18th century English white marble chimney-piece centre tablet of Neoclassical Design, circa 1788. Reclaimed from Silwood Park, a Neoclassical Country House designed by architect Robert Mitchell (1770-1809).
‘Artemisia mourning her husband’ An impressive life-size hand carved natural stone statue of Artemesia in classical Greek dress grasping a vase containing the ashes of her husband. Artemesia was a naval strategist, commander and the sister (and later spouse) and the successor of Mausolus, ruler of Caria. After the death of her husband, Artemisia reigned
After the antique, a finely modelled and weathered limestone garden ornament. This classical sculpture is generally thought to be based on the story of the slaying of the Calydonian boar by Meleager. The boar had been sent by Diana to ruin the countryside of Aetolia as she had been offended by Meleager’s father, King of
A good batch of matching Limestone corbels, probably from a Late Victorian period Chapel or school building. Additional Dimensions Depth Overall 42 cm. Approximately 19 cm is designed to be showing Weight 563 kg for the lot Please note: Dimensions shown below are for individual corbels
A very large and grand white marble garden seat. Reclaimed from a private property in Lancashire. Additional Dimensions Overall Height 138 cm Height to Seat 51 cm Width Overall Width 210 cm Width of Seat 165 cm Overall Depth 70 cm Depth of Seat 59 cm
An Antique, Neoclassical style hand made terracotta wall plaque. Originally designed to be built into external masonry, this could also be used as surface mounted wall decoration or as a garden ornament.
A unique opportunity to purchase a pair of 18th century winged sphinx statues or gate pier ornaments, originally from High Head Castle, Cumbria. These date to the remodeling of the house 1744 – 48, thought to be by the renowned architect James Gibbs. A replacement pair can be seen in position on the gate piers