STATUES & FIGURES
  F001
Shepherd
The Shepherd and Shepherdess are copied from lead garden statues, by the eminent 18th century figure maker John Cheere (1709-1787). Further 18th century originals can be seen at Kew Gardens and the National Trust houses: Anthony House, Cornwall and Fenton House, Hampstead. The original models date to the mid-18th century. (Available individually.)
  F002
Shepherdess
The Shepherdess and Shepherd are copied from antique models, by the eminent 18th century lead ornament founder John Cheere (1709-1787). Further 18th century leadwork originals can be seen at Kew Gardens and the National Trust houses: Anthony House, Cornwall and Fenton House, Hampstead. The original models date to the mid-18th century and were cast at the Hyde Park Corner foundry. (Available individually.)
  F003
Male Gardener
The Gardener and partner figure, in 18th century costume, are highly detailed romantic subjects, copied from antique continental garden statuary of impressive size.
  F004
Female Gardener
The Female Gardener and partner figure are highly detailed romantic rustic subjects, in 18th century costume, copies taken from a continental antique lead figure.
  F005
French Drummer Boy
A copy of eminent, 18th century, English lead ornament maker, John Cheere’s (1709-1787) “French Drummer Boy” in period costume. (The F006 Violinist can be paired with this.) The original antique dates from the mid-18th century and was cast at his lead foundry, near Hyde Park Corner.
  F006
Cheere’s Violinist
A copy from the eminent 18th century English lead figure maker, John Cheere’s (1709-1787) Violinist in period costume. The F005 French Drummer Boy can be used as the partner figure to this, the F002 Shepherdess can provide a compatible companion too. Typical studies from Cheere’s foundry at Hyde park corner.
  F007
Fishing Boy
A copy of a 19th century, Neapolitan, alabaster garden sculpture. It is possible to modify for use as a fountain.
  F008
Bluebell Girl
Dressed in Tudor costume, this early lead figure is a copy from the garden ornament at the National Trust’s Batemans, Rudyard Kipling’s Kent home, where it is used as an effective focal point.
  F009
Peasant Girl
Cast in lead from a finely detailed, 19th century garden statue of a Neapolitan peasant girl.
  F010
Cupid Boy Planter
Regarded now as one of the classic 20th century lead garden statues. From a cast by the famous 19th century Coalbrookdale foundry, Yorkshire.
  F011
Rose Girl
From a fine J.P. White, early 20th century Arts and Crafts model. It was originally paired with F012 Bacchus. An example can be seen in the Hampton Court Palace garden.
  F012
Bacchus
A copy of an Arts and Crafts, early 20th century lead cast. It originally was paired with F011 Rose Girl.
  F013
Water Nymph
Copied from a late Victorian, English lead figure. An adaptation of this subject can be seen in Bird Baths B059.
  F014
Garden Calls
A stylish Americana Art Deco lead lawn sculpture, copied from a cast, circa 1920, typical of the period.
  F015
Dancing Girl
Thought to have originated from Walter Gilberts’ eminent Arts and Crafts movement’s lead ornament foundry at The Bromsgrove Guild. The “Dancing Girl”, or “Sash Girl”, is an accepted garden design classic. The figure’s profile and movement makes it suitable for almost any garden. The Piping Boy F016 is the true partner figure.
  F016
Piping Boy Figure
Thought to have originated from the eminent Arts and Crafts movement’s Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts’ lead sculpture foundry. The Dancing Girl (F015) is the partner figure. It makes a fine fountain conversion too.
  F017
Four Terminal Seasons
Copies of elegant, 18th century, English lead Seasons. Suitable for a wide variety of garden design. Available individually. Left to right: Winter, Autumn, Summer, Spring.
  F018
Powel’s Four Seasons
Finely detailed copies of 19th century lead Seasons. Available individually. Left to right: Autumn, Summer, Spring, Winter.
  F019
French Four Sitting Seasons
Faithful copies of fine 19th century models. An example of this lead group can be seen in the grounds of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. Available individually. Left to right: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.
  F020
English 18th Century Four Seasons
Small English Seasons taken from 19th century models. Available individually. Left to right: Summer, Autumn, Spring, Winter.
  F021
The Bust of Ajax
A large bust of Ajax, after the antique of the mythical Greek hero who fought against Troy in Homer's Iliad.
  F022
Giambologna’s Mercury
A scale model derived from Giambologna’s famous Medici Mercury of 1580, now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence. Greek messenger of the gods, carrying the caduceus (wand) to guide the souls of the dead, standing on Zephyr’s breath, an allegory of the west wind. One of three sizes of this model we produce.
  F023
Hampton Court Moor
Life-size, faithful copy of The Moor of Africa. The sundial, thought originally to be one of a set of four, depicts the continents. Commissioned for Hampton Court Palace by John van Nost.
  F024
Bromsgrove Satyr Terminal
A faithful copy of a figure from the eminent Arts and Crafts Movement, The Bromsgrove Guild. Founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, it attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of their many famous commissions, is the gates to Buckingham Palace.
  F145
Pixie
Faithful copy of the early 20th century Arts and Crafts design, circa 1910, clearly represents the mischievous Celtic spirits of Eire.
  F146
Hush Boy on Ball
A lead copy of the Parisian founder, Val d’Osne's 19th century, original antique cast.
  F185
Mercury on Globe
An early 20th century English interpretation of Giambologna’s 16th century cast found in Florence, carrying the traditional caduceus (wand), standing on a globe. A good size for lawns. The alternative Illustration is from our first catalogue cover of 1910.
  F186
Giambologna’s Large 6' Mercury
A full scale model of Giambologna’s famous Medici Mercury (or Hermes) of 1580, now found in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence. Greek messenger of the gods, carrying the caduceus (wand) to guide the souls of the dead, standing on Zephyr’s breath, an allegory of the west wind. One of three sizes available.
  F188
Bromsgrove Spring Large Season
A copy from an early 20th century set of four large, lead Seasons, by Walter Gilbert of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, it has good scale and is suitable for almost any location. (Available as pairs, full sets of four, or as individual statuary.) The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of the Guild’s many famous commissions, is the present gates of Buckingham Palace.
  F189
Bromsgrove Summer Season
A copy from an early 20th century set of four large, lead Seasons, by Walter Gilbert of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, it has good scale and is suitable for almost any location. (Available as pairs, full sets of four, or as individual statuary.) The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of the Guild’s many famous commissions, is the present gates of Buckingham Palace.
  F190
Bromsgrove Autumn Season
A copy from an early 20th century set of four large, lead Seasons, by Walter Gilbert of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, it has good scale and is suitable for almost any location. (Available as pairs, full sets of four, or as individual statuary.) The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of the Guild’s many famous commissions, is the present gates of Buckingham Palace.
  F191
Bromsgrove Winter Season
A copy from an early 20th century set of four large, lead Seasons, by Walter Gilbert of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, it has good scale and is suitable for almost any location. (Available as pairs, full sets of four, or as individual statuary.) The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of the Guild’s many famous commissions, is the present gates of Buckingham Palace.
  F193
The Sentinel
Copied from an early 20th century cast by Walter Gilbert, of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts. This figure can be specially modified to provide a handed pair. The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. A principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor, Louis Weingartner. One of the Guild’s many famous commissions is the gates to Buckingham Palace.
  F194
Mr Punch
Delightful lead figure of the 18th century; a commedia dell’arte character. This amusing figure is said to remind most of someone they know...
  Fset
Large Bromsgrove Four Seasons
Copied from an early 20th century set of four lead Seasons by Walter Gilbert, of the eminent Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts. (Available as pairs, full sets of four, or individual statuary), The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, founded in 1894 by Walter Gilbert, attracted artists and the finest craftsmen throughout Europe. Principle Guild member was the stylish Swiss sculptor Louis Weingartner. One of their many famous commissions, is the gates to Buckingham Palace.