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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Antoine Durenne Foundry
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Antique 1870-1879 France Neoclassical Fountains
Iron
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...
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Antique 1780-1789 England Architectural Elements
Stone
An exceptional, very large pair of carved Portland stone gate pier ball finials with stepped bases. Posts not included.
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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...
Fonderia Chiurazzi
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Early 20th Century Italy Classical Roman Statues
Marble
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...
Villeroy & Boch
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Antique 1890-1899 Germany Beaux Arts Statues
Stoneware
An exceptional set of stoneware female figures representing the four seasons and their distinguishing symbols, attributed to Villeroy & Boch (Wallerfangen, Mannheim), unmarked, G...
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Vintage 1930-1939 United Kingdom Edwardian Fountains
Stone
A carved circular Portland stone fountain with center jet, the support base comprised of eight curved sections. Provenance: Bank of England.
Unknown
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Early 20th Century India Art Deco Garden Ornaments
Granite
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...
Unknown
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Antique Late 19th Century Japan Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
A bronze polychromed sculptural group of two red-crowned cranes, one with head lifted, the other with head down, on rockwork base, the base enveloped by stylized, swirling wave motif...
Unknown
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Early 20th Century United Kingdom Anglo-Japanese Statues
Bronze
A fine pair of bronze flamingoes, cast with meticulously rendered feathers and webbed feet, English, early 20th century. 48 ins. high.
Villeroy & Boch
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Early 20th Century Germany Neoclassical Statues
Stoneware
A rare stoneware figure representing the Applied Arts, crowned with flowers and wearing classical robes and a plated pectoral with central winged mask and a snake border, an allusion...
Unknown
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Early 20th Century France Victorian Urns
Iron
A large single cast-iron urn with dragon handles, the body of the urn ornamented with classical scenes, possibly French, circa 1900. Measures: Urn 30 ins. high, 28 ins. overall width...
Unknown
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Vintage 1920-1929 Italy Neoclassical Fountains
Stone
A pair of carved Vicenza stone fountainheads, each with curly haired cherub reclining on dolphin, one fountainhead piped in two places, the other piped in one, on rectangular bases, ...

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