AMERICAN ROCKINGHAM-GLAZED POTTERY JARDINIERES / PLANTERS, LOT OF FIVE, mottled brown glaze, comprising four slightly tapering conical-form examples including one having four beaded band design, each lacking drainage hole, and one two-part urn-form example having top section with embossed classical woman figure to one side, reverse depicting a figure possibly playing a hurdy gurdy, and drainage hole, bottom section with acanthus leaf decoration. Unmarked. Second half 19th century. 12 1/4" HOA.
Literature: Two-part example parallels Barret - Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, p. 130, pl. 188 A.
Three undamaged, except some having usage wear including light scattered scratches; embossed urn having some scattered flakes to rim/edges, bottom section having a chip and flake to rim interior and some minute flakes to base edge; one conical example with rim hairline extending to base.
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From the William D. Annable estate, Oberlin, OH.
Two-piece urn: Garth's Auctions, Inc., 9/1/2007, lot 493 (partial).