Barbara Israel Garden Antiques

Recognized Dealer

Katonah, NY

About Barbara Israel Garden Antiques

Barbara Frelinghuysen Israel founded Barbara Israel Garden Antiques in 1985, after a serendipitous purchase of a large collection of estate statuary lead her down the garden antiques path. Now in her 30th year in business, Barbara is recognized as an authority on the subject. Barbara’s exhaustively researched book, Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of American Taste (1999), is the definitive work in the field. She is also the author of A Guide to Buying Antique Garden Ornament (2012), a user-friendly handbook packed with tips on conservation, identification and m...Read More

Barbara Israel Garden Antiques

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Garden Seat and Chairs in the Morning Glory Pat...
Antique 1880-1889 United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture
A cast-iron seat in the “Convulvus” or “Morning Glory” pattern, American, circa 1880. Measures: 33.5 ins. high, 61.5 ins. wide, approximately 26 ins. deep (front to back); seat heigh...
English Sundial with Scalloped Edge
Antique 19th Century England Neoclassical Sundials
A carved stone baluster, the top with reverse scalloped edge, surmounted by bronze sundial plate, English, circa 1870. Measure: 40 ins. high overall, extension on bottom meant to be ...
Semi-Circular Stone Bench
Vintage 1980-1989 England Neoclassical Patio and Garden Furniture
A quarter-circular composition stone bench, the slab top in two parts, the five supports with scrolled volutes and botanical motifs, English, circa 1980. Measures: 18 ins. high, 88 i...
Woven Basket
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Country Decorative Baskets
Natural Fiber
A large woven basket, American, circa 1970.
Faux Bamboo Wooden Mirror
Vintage 1940-1949 United States American Classical Wall Mirrors
Glass, Wood
Small mirror with wooden faux bamboo surround, French, circa 1940. Measure: 30.5 ins. high, 22.5 ins. wide; mirror 23 ins. high, 14.5 ins. wide.
Demilune Wooden Overdoor
Early 20th Century United States American Classical Architectural Elements
A large wooden demilune overdoor, in old white paint, American, circa 1920. Measure: 60 ins. wide, 29 ins. high, 6.5 ins. deep.
Bronze and Iron Coffee Table
Mid-20th Century United States Neoclassical Patio and Garden Furniture
Bronze, Iron
A bronze and iron coffee table made from gate or railing, with glass top, American, ca. 1950. 17.75 ins. high, 43 ins. wide, 23.75 ins. deep.
19th Century Cast-Iron Fern Chair
Antique Late 19th Century United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furni...
A single cast-iron armchair in the Fern pattern, American, ca. 1880. 35.5 ins. high, 26 ins. wide, 22 ins. deep. Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cast Iron Bench by John McLean
John McLean & Son
Antique Late 19th Century United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furni...
A cast-iron bench in the curtain style, by the New York maker, John McLean, marked “John McLean Maker N.Y. PAT APPD FOR”, American (New York): ca. 1892. 37.25 ins. high, 34.5 ins. wi...
Two Cast Iron Gothic Benches
Antique Late 19th Century United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furni...
A near pair of "Gothic" garden seats, the backs constructed of hoops, the seats pierced and with cabriole legs, American, ca. 1880. 36.5 ins. high, 46.75 ins. wide, 20 i...
Faux Bamboo Mirror
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Neoclassical Wall Mirrors
A white painted faux bamboo mirror with metal surround, American, circa 1970, 56 ins high by 30 ins wide.
Wrought-Iron Gazebo
Vintage 1920-1929 France Neoclassical Garden Ornaments
A fine wrought-iron and stone architectural gazebo or folly, of oval form, the peaked roof supported by four uprights surmounted by four hooks for hanging plants, the lower section j...

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