Antique garden ornament : two centuries of American taste / by Barbara Israel ; with a preface by Mark Hampton ; photographs by Mick Hales

Author(s): Israel, Barbara
Location:
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Subjects: Garden ornaments and furniture--United States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1999
LC Classification: S, SB
Table of Contents: Preface / Mark Hampton 7
Introduction 13
Ch. 1. Fountains 17
Ch. 2. Statues 37
Ch. 3. Urns 63
Ch. 4. Furniture 77
Ch. 5. Sundials and Armillary Spheres 91
Ch. 6. Gates, Fencing, and Finials 101
Ch. 7. Other Garden Ornament: Obelisks, Plant Stands, Wellheads, and More 113
Postscript 122
Illustrated Catalogue: 300 examples of ornaments 123
App. I. Manufacturers of Garden Ornament: A list of makers, incorporating foundry chronologies, name changes, dates and addresses of locations, and maker's marks 215
App. II. Maintenance, Identification, and Security of Garden Ornament 229
App. III. Selected Historic Gardens in America 232
Notes 234
Bibliography 238
Index 248
Acknowledgments 253
Photo Credits 256
Additional Authors: Hales, Michael
Notes: LCCN: 99011145
ISBN: 0810942038
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-247) and index
Physical Description: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
OCLC Number: 40674993
ISBN/ISSN: 0810942038

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