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Historic Fountains and Sculptures

Every fountain represents a certain time and culture. Good pieces do not lose their beauty and are still fascinating today. We offer these unique objects we found all over France, Italy and Switzerland.

We check the fountains for thightness and make sure that they are ready for use right after the delivery. Years of experience taught us, which well belongs to which garden - convince yourself of our projects on our homepage. We look forward to hearing from you.

A historic fountain in art nouveau style

 



Fountains and Sculptures on offer

Limestone fountain from Solothurn (1079)

Dimensions: 156 x 90cm, height 57cm

(61.41 x 35.43in., height 22.44in.)

Typical shape but rare size.

Limestone castle fountain (1003)

Dimensions: 200 x 135cm, height 87cm

(78.74 x 53.14in., height 34.25in.)

Origin: Castle Lonait, Lausanne

An elliptical basin of rare shape, with shell cornice over a moulded base.

Big central fountainwith cast-iron putto (989)

Dimensions fountain: Ø 400cm, height 52cm

(Ø 157,5in., height 20.5in.)

Segments of limestone from the Jura, elaborate masonry from France, 18th century

Putto with a fish, newly patinated, 19th century.

 

Castle fountain, Limestone (1003)

Dimensions: 200 x 135cm, hight 87cm

(78.7 x 53in., hight 34.2in.)

Important fountain with spouter in cast iron.

19th century

 

Oval granite fountain (1137)

Dimensions: 237 x 106cm, height 72cm

(93.30 x 41.73in., height 28.34in.)

Origin: Freiburg (CH)

Reduced form language of the 20th century.

A slightly curvaceous, upwards bulging fountain bowl that rests on a block connected to the base panel. The bulge is elegantly drawn upwards and rounded off.

 

Museum like limestone fountain (1110)

Dimensions: 183 x 106cm, hight 80cm

(72.04 x 41.73in., hight 31.49in.)

Origin: Francophone part of Switzerland

Elaborate, rectangular, upwards bulging, thick fountain basin with a delicately chiselled year date 1884. Fountain wall as well as the edges are vaulted.

round granite fountain (1131)

Dimensions: 166 x 117cm, height 66cm

(65.35 x 46.06., height 25.98in.)

From France

Water drawing fountain fro the 19th century (1039)

Dimensions: 173 x 118cm, height 51cm

(68.11 x 46.45in., height 20.07in.)

Rare limestone fountain with pillar.

Origin: region of Neuenburg

The water pillar with its spout and two metal bars to put containers on, cans or buckets is placed in the centre.

 

Drinking trough of unusual length (1015)

Dimensions: 349 x 89cm, height 49cm

(137.40 x 35.03in., height 19.29in.)

Origin: Neuenburg

Such big troughs were used as a watering place for horned cattle and cart and draft horses next to markets and train stations.

 

Limestone fountain (1103)

Dimensions: 248 x 124cm, height 56cm

(97.63 x 48.81in., height 22.04in.)

Dated 1850, from France

With a massive pillar behind a rectangular trough.

 

Aesthetically pleasing fountain for birds with water feature (1012)

Dimensions: 149 x 149cm, height 73cm

(58.66 x 58.66in., height 28.74in.)

Bottom block of a granite press

Putto holding a water amphora, iron casting patinated

Courtyard fountain with an original pillar (1083)

Dimensions: 250 x 90cm, height 57cm

(98.42 x 35.43in., height 22.44in.)

Crowned with a sphere from the year 1879.

Very rare, complete combination.

 

wall fountain, sandstone (1136)

Dimensions: 76 x 73cm, height 34cm

(29.92 x 28.74in., height 13.38in.)

Round drawing well (956)

Dimension well: 174x174cm, height 91cm

Dimension floor (underground): 216x 217cm, height 17cm

This fountain is a small jewel of perfectly accomplished harmony. If only it could tell us its stories!

 

Limestone press (1143)

Dimensions: Ø 130cm, height 45cm

(Ø 51.18in., height 17.71in.)

Origin: France

The low water level turns the limestone basin into an ideal bird bath or water feature.

round granite fountain (1123)

Dimensions: Ø 86cm, height 40cm

(Ø 33.85in., height 15.74in.)

From France

 

Big central fountain (898)

Dimensions fountain: Ø 400cm, height 52cm

(Ø 157,5in., height 20.5in.)

18th century, with iron-cast putto

Segment made from Jura limestone, intricate stone craving from France, 18th century

Putto with fish, newly patinated, 19th century.

Granite fountain, semi-circular (990)

Dimensions: 113 x 89cm, height 38cm

(44.49 x 35.04in., height 14.96in.)

Rustic, small fountain basin. The natural shape of the original rubble stone is still clearly visible.

 

Stonefountain Granite, rectangular, France (1061)

Dimensions: 152 x 69cm, height 48cm

(59.84 x 27.16in., height 18.89in.)

Origin: Vichy, France

Delightful shape, ideal size for a domestic fountain.

Granite fountain from France (1115)

Dimensions: 252 x 67cm, height 60cm

(99.21 x 26.37in., height 23.62in.)

A former watering place of a fine length and height.

Cast iron sculpture, 19th century, Val D’Osne (1099)

A cultural and art historical highlight produced in the art foundry Val D‘Osne.

Graceful, nearly life size female figures sitting next to the water, animated water feature welling from a shell.

Oval fountain, Bolliger sandstone (1029)

Dimensions: 125 x 99cm, height 74cm

(49.21 x 38.97in., height 29.13in.)

Origin Zürcher Oberland, 19th century

Oval shell-shaped, ribbed basin with a bulging well brim.

Granite fountain, France (1067)

Dimensions: 176 x 67cm, height 50cm

(69.29 x 26.37in., height 19.68in.)

Origin: Vichy, France

Simple, fine fountain

Limestone fountain, antique (429)

Dimensions: 160 x 82cm, height 84cm

(63 x 32in., height 33in.)

Cast iron pillar, 19th century, newly patinised.

Formerly situated at the lake of Geneva on an estate from the turn of the century.

Font (1095)

Dimensions: Ø 98cm, height 60cm

(Ø 38.58in., height 23.62in.)

The basin, lifted by a slightly bulging pillar and with its fine ridges and the staggered, rounded finish, is capable of bringing tears to a “wooden” eye by exuding such tranquillity.

 

Extraordinary central fountain (1076)

Dimensions: 292 x 193cm, height 96cm

(Ø 114.96 x 75.98in., height 37.79in.)

The robust, oval trough with a bulging brim resembles a little boat – ideal as a bathing pool.

Limestone press (1138)

Dimensions: Ø 220cm, height 44cm

(Ø 86.61in., height 17.32in.)

Origin: France

Bottom block from an antique press. Compared to a stretcher stone very rare.

wall fountain, limestone (1108)

Dimensions: 77 x 62cm, height 46cm

(30.31 x 24.40in., height 18.11in.)

From France

 

Historical castle fountain, art nouveau (499)

ca. 100 x 50cm, height 80cm

Four water horses with rider in bronze, two women and two men

Small restorations

Limestone fountain, antique watering place (989)

Dimensions: 164 x 112cm, height 71cm

(64.57 x 44.09in., height 27.95in.)

A very large watering place from France. Subtly polished from usage, roughly cut on the outside.

Nice light limestone.

 

 

Antique limestone fountain, Geneva around 1900 (429)

Dimensions: 160 x 82cm, height 84cm

(63 x 32in., height 33in.)

Cast iron pillar, 19th Century, newly patinated

The former site was on an estate from the turn of the century at the lake of Geneva.

Elegant, concavely expanded basin, showing an impressive art nouveau style. 

 

Impressive Limestone Fountain (699)

Dimensions: 190 x 137 x 360cm

(75 x 54 x 142in.) 

A rare object with an arch on top and space for a sculpture.

 

Central fountain with splashing fountain mechanism (806)

Dimensions: Ø basin 270cm, 116cm and 60cm, height 210cm
(Ø basin 92in., 46in. and 24in., height 83in.)

High-quality cast according to an English model with beautiful details.

The combination was produced for sophisticated private estates. There’s no intended use in the sense of a water supply, it serves as a pure ‘pleasure fountain’.

 

Chateau fountain out of limestone, from Loire (399)

Dimensions: 148 x 121 x 80cm

(58 x 48 x 32in.)

Historical piece from France, back in 1889

Stonefountain, Granite, France (967)

Dimensions: 193 x 71cm, height 50cm

(75.98 x 27.95in., height 19.69in.)

 

Granite fountain, former storage container (973)

Dimensions: 135/168 x 109cm, height 72cm

(53.15/66.14 x 42.91in., height 28.35in.)

Wall fountain, fine height and unique shape.

 

Granite Fountain (928)

Dimensions:165 x 75cm, height 46cm

(61.41 x 29.52in., height 18.11in.)

Suitable for the kitchen garden or as a work facility fountain.

Granite fountain (1009)

Dimensions: 287 x 70cm, height 56cm

(112.99 x 27.55in., height 22.04in.)

A long fountain, rounded on the front, accentuated by a subtle softness of a delicate growth of moss.

 

Granite bathing fountain (963)

Dimensions: 206 x 124cm, height 70cm

(81.1 x 48.82in., height 27.56in.)

A large, elegant storage container from France, which is perfectly suitable for bathing or as a water reservoir.

 

Granite Fountain (1051)

Dimensions: 202 x 97cm, height 67cm

(79.52 x 38.18in., height 26.37in.)

Origin: Normandy, only about 100 years old

The broad basin with rounded corners is linearly finalised.

Fountain made out of sandstone (1065)

Dimensions: 318 x 75cm, height 40cm

Origin: Vichy, France

Well-balanced proportioned sandstone fountain from the Alsace, surface graced with a rich and exceptionally beautiful formation of stone lichen.

limestone fountain (1084)

Dimensions: 133 x 100cm, height 80cm

(52.36 x 39.37in., height 31.49in.)

Small, functional utility fountain.

Classically beautiful shape, 20th century.

 

Stonefountain, Granite, France (965)

Dimensions: 184 x 70cm, height 56cm (72.44 x 27.56in., height 22.05in.)

 

Granite Fountain (1126)

Dimensions: 123 x 71cm, height 70cm

(48.42 x 27.95in., height 27.55in.)

From France

Sandstone fountain (1132)

Dimensions: 160 x 59cm, height 50cm

Origin: France

A fountain as if it were out of a picture book – simply cut and yet expressive.

Garden fountain, France (959)

Dimensions: 177 x 113cm, height 80cm

(69.69 x 44.49in., height 31.5in.)

Semi-circular shape, proposed viewing height ca. 65cm

 

Limestone fountain (1107)

Dimensions: 87 x 55cm, height 50cm

(34.25 x 21.65in., height 19.68in.)

Granite garden fountain (1098)

Dimensions: 132 x 67cm, height 50cm

(51.96 x26.37in., height 19.68in.)

Rather thin-walled, former storage container. Suitable size and shape for a garden fountain.

 

Fountain or representative vase, iron cast, 19th century

Dimensions: Ø 120cm, height 100cm

(Ø 47in., height 39in.)

Extremely massive iron cast, origin Switzerland

The chalice-shaped basin is ribbed like a shell at the lower part.

round granite fountain from Switzerland (962)

Dimensions: Ø 119cm, height 40cm

(Ø 46.85in., height 15.74in.)

 

Round drawing well (956)

Dimensions well: 174 x 174cm, height 91cm

(68.50 x 68.50in., height 35.82in.)

Dimensions floor (underground): 216 x 217cm, height 17cm

(85.03 x 85.43in., height 6.69in.)

This fountain is a small jewel of perfectly accomplished harmony. If only it could tell us its stories!

Fountain made from Bollinger limestone (1094)

Dimensions: 111 x 73cm, hight 58cm

(43.70 x 28.74in., height 22.83in.)

Small representative wall fountain, cross-rectangular with bevelled edges.

 

round granitefountain (1097)

Dimensions: Ø 113cm, height 70cm

(Ø 44.48in., height 27.55in.)

 

Wall fountain, limestone (1047)

Dimensions: 120 x 80cm, height 55cm

(47.24 x 31.49in., height 21.65in.)

A perfectly shaped fountain from Belgium.

All details and proportions are just truly accomplished.

Waterspout fountain, sand-lime brick (483)

Dimensions: big trough Ø 120cm (47in.), small trough Ø 68cm (27in.)

Total height 210cm (83in.)

Floral weir with a subjacent collecting pan.

Style of the trough ca. second half of the 19th century.

small limestonetrough (858)

Dimensions: 115 x 65cm, height 35cm

(45 x 25in., height 13in.)

Garden trough from 19th century

Granite Fountain (1114)

Dimensions: 176 x 75cm, height 50cm

(69.29 x 29.52in., height 19.68in.)

From France

Granite Fountain (1121)

Dimensions: 150 x 92cm, height 54cm

(59.05 x 36.22in., height 21.25in.)

From France

Granite Fountain (1124)

Dimensions: 152 x 136cm, height 66cm

(59.84 x 53.54in., height 25.98in.)

From France

Granite (941)

Dimensions: 155 x 84cm, height 50cm 

(61 x 33in., height 19.6in.)

 

Granite Fountain (1120)

Dimensions: 140 x 64cm, height 49cm

(55.11 x 25.19in., height 19.29in.)

From France

Limestone fountain (1102)

Dimensions: 192 x 71cm, height 38cm

(75.59 x 27.95in., height 14.96in.)

Elegant, well-designed fountain from France.

 

Bollinger sandstone fountain (1094)

Dimensions: 111 x 73cm, hight 58cm

(43.70 x 28.74in., height 22.83in.)

Small, representative wall fountain, cross-rectangular with bevelled edges.

 

Lime sandstone fountain (1038)

Dimensions: 180 x 60cm, hight 45cm

(70.86 x 23.62in., height 17.71in.)

Thick-walled basin from Germany with a vivid patina.

Granite Fountain (803)

Dimensions: 110 x 63 x 43cm

(43 x 25in., hight 17in.)

Old granite basin from the Valais.

Fountain made from limestone of the Canton Solothurn (1085)

Dimensions: 156 x 75cm, height 46cm

(61.41 x 29.52in., height 18.11in.)

Rounded on the front; the typical snail-shell decorations are plainly visible.

Cast iron fountain pillar, 19th century, prolonged spout.

 

Granite Fountain (1060)

Dimensions: 160 x 85cm, height 70cm

(62.99 x 33.46in., height 27.55in.)

Fountain of a perfectly suitable height (former storage container).

Can be lowered into the ground up to a viewing height of 60 cm.

Granite Fountain (882)

Dimensions: 141 x 72cm, height 47cm

(55 x 28in., height 18in.)

A granite fountain from France, 18th / 19th Century

 

Sandstone fountain (1135)

Dimensions: 151 x 83cm, hight 34cm

(59.44 x 32.67in., height 13.38in.)

Sandstone fountain from France with a nice patina.

Granite Fountain (700)

Dimensions: 158 x 78cm, hight 55cm

(62 x 31in., hight 22in.)

A unique granite fountain shown here as a rain water tank

 

Historical granite fountain (1118)

Dimensions: 165 x 90cm, height 57cm

(64.96 x 35.43in., height 22.44in.)

Very nice thick-walled fountain with a well-balanced patina.

Sandstone fountain (1133)

Dimensions: 200 x 60cm, hight 49cm

(78.74 x 23.62in., height 19.29in.)

With a mirror and a nice date stamping 1860.

Big shell limestone fountain (437)

Dimensions: 270x130cm, hight 78cm

(106 x 51in., hight 31in.)

Massive and yet noble thanks to its diligent workmanship, this fountain will present a striking element in any garden.

With a mirror at its front and a partition of the basin by a fish compound.

Small limestone fountain (1106)

Dimensions: 70 x 57cm, height 48cm

(27.55 x 22.44in., height 18.89in.)

Small functional utility fountain from France.

 

 

Antique wading pool from France, Sauna (887)

Dimensions: 160 x 115cm, hight 90cm

(63 x 45in., hight 35.5in.)

Can be lowered into the ground ca. 25cm in order to get a nice viewing height.

 

Granite fountain (1040)

Dimensions: 218 x 61cm, height 44cm

(85.82 x 24.01in., height 17.32in.)

The basin is rectangular with rounded edges, level and spacious.

Antique Granite Trough (864)

Dimensions: 130 x 154cm, height 75cm

(51 x 61in., height 30in.)

Perfect size to use with/for rainwater

sandstone fountain, dated 1837 (723)

Dimensions: 179 x 92cm, height 46cm

(70 x 36in., height 18in.)

Ancient fountain from Alsace region, 1837

Granite fountain (1117)

Dimensions: 178 x 64cm, hight 43cm

(70.07 x 25.19in., hight 16.92in.)

Nice, slightly broken patina (fountain was subsided)

Fountain from France, 200-300 years old

 

Antique Granite Fountain from France (863)

Dimensions: 180 x 116cm, height 75cm

(71 x 65in., height 30in.)

Fine Patina and large capacity

Granite Fountain (726)

Dimensions: 145 x 87cm, height 55cm

(57.08 x 34.25in., height 21.65in.)

The fountain trough is cross-rectangular with bevelled edges.

In the centre of the trough the cast-iron pillar, with a pleasing patina, rises.

 

Bolliger sandstone fountain (436)

Dimensions: 192 x 103cm, height 70cm

(75.5 x 40.5in., height 24.5in.)

From Veltheim near Winterthur, 19th century, date illegible.

Also suitable as a bathing pool.

 

Granite Fountain (1082)

Dimensions: 214 x 65cm, hight 56cm

(84.25 x 25.59in., hight 22.04in.)

Depth only 25cm, water level ca. 20cm, ideal for a semi-public area.

 

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