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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Vintage 1950-1959 England Neoclassical Patio and Garden Furniture
A curved composition stone bench with three scroll supports, English, circa 1950. 17.5 ins. high, 64 ins. wide, 22 ins. overall depth, top surface 17.25 ins. deep.
Vintage 1950-1959 England Organic Modern Patio and Garden Furniture
A carved stone bench with simple chamfered slab top, with tapered block supports, English, circa 1950.
21st Century India Anglo-Indian Garden Ornaments
A metal sculpture of a peacock, standing with furled tail, with applied green patina, Indian, contemporary. Measures: 35.8 ins. high.
Antique 19th Century England Late Victorian Statues
A pair of carved sandstone parapet figures representing Music and Song, the figure of Music depicted playing a wind instrument, the figure of Song holding an open book, English, circ...
Mid-20th Century United Kingdom Neoclassical Urns
A pair of composition stone urns, with lobed bodies and lobed rim motif, on rising circular socles and integral stone bases, each urn on separate square plinth, English, circa 1940. ...
Antoine Durenne Foundry
Antique 1870-1879 France Neoclassical Fountains
A cast-iron fountain figure of a winged cherub with upturned countenance and windblown hair, standing on his proper left leg, with right leg swept back, and holding a fish in his han...
Villeroy & Boch
Antique 1890-1899 Germany Beaux Arts Statues
An exceptional set of stoneware female figures representing the four seasons and their distinguishing symbols, attributed to Villeroy & Boch (Wallerfangen, Mannheim), unmarked, G...
Fonderia Chiurazzi
Early 20th Century Italy Classical Roman Statues
A carved marble figure of Augustus of Prima Porta, after the 1st-century AD Roman original, attributed to J. Chiurazzi & Fils, Italian (Naples), circa. 1900. This identical model...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Architectural Elements
Copper, Wrought Iron
An unusual wrought iron garden pavilion with domed, scalloped copper sheet roof and vertical uprights above a wide band of looped iron and Greek key border with semi-circular interio...
Antique 1780-1789 England Architectural Elements
An exceptional, very large pair of carved Portland stone gate pier ball finials with stepped bases. Posts not included.
Vintage 1930-1939 United Kingdom Edwardian Fountains
A carved circular Portland stone fountain with center jet, the support base comprised of eight curved sections. Provenance: Bank of England.
Early 20th Century India Art Deco Garden Ornaments
An exceptional carved granite peacock from the Art Deco period, with unfurled tail and articulated feathers, on integral rectangular base, Indian, circa 1930. Traditionally placed...

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