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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Composition Stone Urns and Pedestals
20th Century England Neoclassical Urns
Cast Stone
A pair of composition stone campana form urns on pedestals, the pedestals with molded top and base, English, circa 1960. Overall height 69 in.
English Stone Bench
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.
Stoneware Figure of Diana
John Marriott Blashfield
Antique 1850-1859 United Kingdom Neoclassical Statues
A fine stoneware figure of Diana de Gabii, the Goddess standing next to a tree trunk and draped in robes, on its original square molded base, attributed to Blashfield, English, circa...
Carved Stone Sundial
Early 20th Century England Neoclassical Sundials
A carved Cotswold stone wrythen baluster with stepped square base and square top, with replaced later bronze sundial plate, English, circa 1900. Measure: 44.25 ins. high including gn...
Finial from UK Corn Exchange
Antique 1880-1889 England Arts and Crafts Architectural Elements
A carved stone finial in the form of a sheaf of wheat, English, inscribed “EFH” and dated 1882. 45 ins. high, 33.5 ins. wide, 18 ins. deep. On associated contemporary limestone block...
Sculpture of Granite Peacock
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...
Cast Iron Urns on Pedestals
$3,250 Sale Price / set
45% Off
Cast Iron Urns on Pedestals
20th Century United States Victorian Planters and Jardinieres
A pair of cast iron tazza form urns with scrolled handles, the body of the urns semi-lobed and on rising socles with egg and dart motif, on integral square bases, the urns atop cast-...
French Terra Cotta Lions
Antique 1890-1899 France Baroque Statues
A pair of 17th century style terra cotta lions seated on their haunches, with animated expressions, their fully-maned heads turned in opposing directions, French, circa 1890. Measure...
Terracotta Griffins
$35,000 / set
Terracotta Griffins
Virebent, Virebent
Antique 1860-1869 France Renaissance Revival Statues
A pair of impressive terracotta griffins with forepaws resting on shields with monogram “AR”, marked “Virebent Fres [Frères]/Toulouse/Propriété”, French, circa 1860. Measure: 44 inch...
Birdbath with Kneeling Dwarf
Antique Late 19th Century Scotland Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Lead, Wood
An unusual carved wooden birdbath in the form of a kneeling bearded dwarf, holding a leafy basin on his head, the basin lined with lead sheeting, Scottish (by repute), circa 1880.
Garden Bench with Wrought-Iron Elements
Vintage 1930-1939 England Regency Benches
Wrought Iron
A fine wrought-iron seat in the Regency style, with reeded slats, the back with interlaced arch pattern.
English Limestone Statue of St. Joseph
Antique 1890-1899 England Late Victorian Statues
A carved limestone statue of St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, fathers, and the afflicted, shown with his attributes of a lily and a carpenter’s square, traces of gilt-edgi...

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