2012 NYBG Antique Garden Furniture Show
Snapshots of furniture available at the 20th Anniversary Antique Garden Furniture Show at the New York Botanical Garden.
The 20th Anniversary of the Antique Garden Furniture Show at the New York Botanical Garden is happening now, Friday, April 27, 2012 through Sunday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. We stopped by the press preview yesterday to give you a sneek peek at some of the furniture and plants available for sale at the show.
One half of a pair of mossy limestone lions, from Barbara Israel Garden Antiques, in Kantoah, New York. Each lion, "seated upright with alert expressions" has a breast carved wih an acanthus leaf. Circa 1900. $25,000 for the pair.
A willow tree sculpture, circa 1920, from Judith and James Milne, in New York City, $5,800.
Vintage flower frogs, made in metal and ceramic, ranging in price from around $60 to $300, are available from Bob and Debbie Withington Antiques, in York, Maine.
From Bob and Debbie Withington Antiques, in York, Maine, a cast iron water trough is planted with moss and Scotch broom, $2,200.
From Kate A. Alex & Co., in Warner, New Hampshire, a pair of orange and navy chairs.
A pair of orange lacquered metal chairs, from 1940 to 1950, $2,800, from Linda and Howard Stein, in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
A pair of saucy Chinese rooster lamps, with celadon glaze, circa 19th century, $4,500, from Linda and Howard Stein, in Solebury, Pennsylvania.
Three Belgian faux bois flower planters, circa 1920, are 3.25 feet tall and 5 feet in diameter. The piece is $9,800 from Balsamo Antiques, in Pine Plains, New York, and New York City.
Schorr & Dobinsky, in East Hampton, New York, was selling a faux-bois wall planter.
From Rose Garden Antiques and Design, in Red Hook, New York, faux-bois table and chairs.
From The Sugarplum in Wilmot, New Hampshire, is this fountain, which, as Lindsey Taylor, our style director, points out, could easily be turned into a terrarium.
Antlers mingle with plantings, in an urn from R.T. Facts Antiques, in Kent, Connecticut.
Antique garden sprinklers, ranging from the low- to mid-three figures, from Dawn Hill Antiques, in New Preston, Connecticut.
More garden furniture and planters, from Hamptons Antique Galleries, in Bridgehampton, New York, and Stamford, Connecticut.
From Ani Ancient Stone, in East Hampton, New York, large bowls and modern planters.
A set of wicker furniture, from Antique American Wicker, in Nashua, New Hampshire.
There is also a rare plant sale, with any plants not sold being moved to the gift store, including these clematis.
Showy medinilla, which was used in the Orchid Show's vertical gardens, is available for sale.
And outside, trees are for sale as well, including a rare yellow magnolia.