Antique garden ornament: two centuries of American taste

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Harry N. Abrams, 1999 - Architecture - 256 pages
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A collector's guide to some 300 individual decorative objects from American gardens from 1740 to 1940. 400 photos, 100 in full color. 12 line drawings.

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Israel, an antiques dealer specializing in vintage garden furniture, fountains, and statuary, is well known in her field, with such clients as the Winterthur Museum, the Smithsonian, and the Baltimore ... Read full review

Contents

Fountains
17
Statues
37
Urns
63
Furniture
77
Sundials and Armillary Spheres
91
Gates Fencing and Finials
101
Other Garden Ornament Obelisks
113
Manufacturers of Garden Ornament
215
Maintenance Identification and Security
229
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About the author (1999)

Israel is a highly regarded authority on garden ornament and one of the foremost dealers in the field.

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