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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Felix de Weldon
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Mid-20th Century Greece Greco Roman Statues
Bronze
An exceptional bronze replica of the ancient Greek masterpiece, the Delphi Charioteer, a standing chariot driver, reins in hand, wearing the traditional charioteer’s costume called a...
Coalbrookdale Foundry
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 1870-1879 England Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
Settee: A cast-iron and wood settee in the Fern and Blackberry pattern marked “CB Dale Co” and with British registration mark by the Coalbrookdale Company, English, circa 1875 (wood ...
Unknown
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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. Measures: 33.5 ins. high, 61.5 ins. wide, approximately 26 ins. deep (front to back); seat heigh...
J. W. Fiske & Company
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 1900-1909 United States Victorian Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
An unusual cast-iron curtain-style garden bench with scalloped and beaded apron, leafy scrollwork, stylized floral elements, and simplified Gothic motifs, American, circa 1900. Measu...
Fonderia Chiurazzi
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
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...
Wood & Perot Ornamental Iron Works
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 19th Century United States Neoclassical Patio and Garden Furniture
Iron
A group of four cast-iron armchairs, with lyre backs and floral motif, attributed to Wood & Perot. Though the maker’s mark on these chairs is almost completely obscured, it is...
Unknown
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Vintage 1920-1929 Italy Neoclassical Fountains
Stone, Marble
An impressive fountain carved of Rosso Verona marble, with a large waveform bowl supporting three intertwined dolphins, the whole atop a turned baluster with three seated lions, with...
John Marriott Blashfield
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 1850-1859 United Kingdom 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...
Unknown
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 1900-1909 United States Victorian Planters and Jardinieres
Iron
A cast iron planter comprised of a tazza atop a fluted cylindrical baluster on an octagonal base, with plaque on baluster stamped “Erected 1901” and “Patented June 8, 1830”, and with...
Unknown
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Vintage 1930-1939 Denmark Expressionist Statues
Bronze
An exceptional bronze figure of a boy portrayed as nude and standing in a fluid pose, the face with jubilant expression and downward gaze, with one arm up swept and the other down, w...
Doulton Lambeth
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
Antique 1880-1889 United Kingdom Neoclassical Urns
Composition, Stoneware
A fine tazza-form stoneware urn marked on inner rim “Doulton & co., Lambeth, London”, the semi-lobed body ornamented with beaded motif and ivy vines, the rising socle with stiff-...
Offered By Barbara Israel Garden Antiques
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...

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