Jardinière and Stand
19th or 20th century
a-Stand: 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (8.9 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm)
b-Jardinière: 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (14.6 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm)
on bottom of Jardiniere (b) impressed mark, partially illegible"...NGTON".
on bottom of Stand (a), illegible impressed numerals.
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Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Unknown. Jardinière and Stand, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware, a-Stand: 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (8.9 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.15a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.15b.jpg)
component, overall, CUR.1999.108.15b.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Jardinière (b) and pedestal stand (a), glazed earthenware. Base (a) is a squat hourglass form. The overall pattern is a vertical, rhythmic rib design (gadrooning), alternating between thicker and thin ribs. The center has a raised horizontal band. The form resembles a stylized haystack. The jardinière (b) has a flared bulbous form. It has a similar gadrooned design to the stand but is swirled rather than vertical and is without a center band. Both pieces have a cream based color, with random areas of browns and turquoise. The glaze is possibly flint.
Condition: Good overall. Upper rim of base (a) has two glaze imperfections and a chip where a third glaze imperfection once occurred. Three cracks are visible on the interior of the base. Jardinière has two chips on the bottom. Various small cracks visible on the interior.
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