Rosenlew Finland black enamel cast iron casserole pot made in 1959. Iconic mid century modern form by cult designer Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) with the original label, missing lid and handle. Measures 8 inches in diam. As found estate condition, no lid, very clean inside.
Antique cast iron hunch-back cat door stop circa 1900, in completely original paint: black fur and green eyes. Probably made by Hubley. Measures 11 inches to top of its tail and 8 inches wide. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
J. & E. Stevens "Bull Dog" Mechanical Bank, made in Cromwell, Connecticut. The figure of a bulldog has glass eyes and a tail trigger. The base frieze reads Bull Dog Bank. Eight inches high, in original working condition with its old painted surface. Pat April 27, 1880. This item is on display in our gallery at
Set of 4 antique garden statues depicting the Four Seasons. Nineteenth century. The Four Seasons is an ancient decorative motif. Each season is represented as an allegorical figure bearing traditional iconographic symbols: bouquets of flowers for spring; sheaves of wheat for summer; clusters of grapes for autumn; and bundles of firewood for winter. The Romans typically represented the seasons as voluptuous goddesses known as the Horae. Each graceful figure measures 48-49 inches high and weighs 175 to 200 lbs. Finely detailed and finished casting, probably from a New York foundry. Found in Newport, RI, in 1960. OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Large antique cast iron pair of garden urns. Designed with renaissance style rampant lions. Excellent casting and condition. Each urn weighs around 250-300 pounds and measures 49 inches high, 32 inches across with 24 inch openings. Purchased in a Newport, RI, antique shop in 1960.