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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Stoneware Figure of Diana
Stoneware Figure of Diana
John Marriott Blashfield
Antique 1850s British Neoclassical Statues
Stoneware
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...
Gate Post Finials, 18th Century
Gate Post Finials, 18th Century
Antique 1780s English Architectural Elements
Stone
An exceptional, very large pair of carved Portland stone gate pier ball finials with stepped bases. Posts not included.
Statue of Augustus of Prima Porta
Statue of Augustus of Prima Porta
Fonderia Chiurazzi
Early 20th Century Italian 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, al...
Urns of Low Tazza Form
Urns of Low Tazza Form
Unknown
Vintage 1920s English Victorian Planters and Jardinieres
Iron
A pair of large shallow cast-iron tazza form urns, each with anthemion motif on underside of bowl, on fluted socles and integral square bases. (Low composition stone bases not includ...
Fountain Bowl in Carved Limestone
Vintage 1930s British Edwardian Fountains
Stone
A carved circular Portland stone fountain with center jet, the support base comprised of eight curved sections. Provenance: Bank of England.
Cast Iron Gothic Bench
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Scottish Gothic Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
A cast-iron seat in the Gothic style, with pierced seat, tracery on back and apron and radiating semi-circular pattern at arms, nearly identical to seat produced by the Val d’Osne fo...
Garden Seat and Chairs in the Morning Glory Pat...
Unknown
Antique 1880s American Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
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
Unknown
Antique 19th Century English Neoclassical Sundials
Sandstone
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
Unknown
Vintage 1980s English Neoclassical Patio and Garden Furniture
Composition
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
Unknown
Vintage 1970s American Country Decorative Baskets
Natural Fiber
A large woven basket, American, circa 1970.
Faux Bamboo Wooden Mirror
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American 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
Unknown
Early 20th Century American 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.

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