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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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...
Coalbrookdale Foundry
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Antique 1880-1889 United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
A cast-iron seat in the “Convulvus” or “Morning Glory” pattern, American, circa 1880. Measure: 33.5 ins. high, 61.5 ins. wide, approximately 26 ins. deep (front to back); seat height...
Unknown
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20th Century England Neoclassical Revival Architectural Elements
Slate
A carved and gilded Westmoreland slate relief plaque of a grasshopper, English, circa 1930. Measures: 26 ins. high, 53 ins. wide.
Unknown
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20th Century France Victorian Shelves
Wrought Iron
A three-tier wrought iron baker’s rack with decorative brass elements, French, circa 1950. Measures: 82.5 ins. high, 22.5 ins. wide, 15.75 ins. deep.
Unknown
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20th Century United States Victorian Urns
Composition
A composition stone planter, American, circa 1940. Measures are 13 ins. high, 20 ins. diameter.
Unknown
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Late 20th Century United States Neoclassical Fountains
Metal, Zinc
An unusual white metal fountain figure of a seated merboy blowing a Horn, verdigris patination, piped for water. American, circa 1960.
Unknown
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Antique Late 19th Century England 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-edgin...
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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20th Century United States Victorian Planters and Jardinieres
Iron
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-...
Unknown
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Antique 19th Century United States Victorian Urns
Iron
A pair of cast-iron Campana form urns, American, circa 1880. Measure: 23.5 ins. high, 19 ins. diameter.
Antonio Canova
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Antique 1900-1909 Italy Neoclassical Garden Ornaments
Marble
A fine carved marble bust in the neoclassical style, representing Perseus, after the original full-sized figure by Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Italian, circa 1900. Measures: 33.25 in...
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...

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