Garden Planters (two) cast iron

Title

Garden Planters (two) cast iron

Description

Two large cast iron planters in the shape of classical urns on separate plinth bases. The trumpet-form vessel with rounded, flanged rim and bulbous lower body, over lower stem and flared foot. The ground a deep green paint. The rim with a cast off and dart pattern; the bulbous section with lobed sides. The two handles with lion masks. The vessel and plinth sides with a cast motif incorporating a flower, thistle, clover, and swags. Some rusting over exposed areas.

Each 43 1/2" high x 22 3/8" diameter.

American, late 19th century.

Source

On loan from Ron Evans

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

American, late 19th century

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

43 1/2" high x 22 3/8" diameter

Type

cast iron

Identifier

L1999.02.55

Coverage

Athens, GA
Clarke County, Georgia

Spatial Coverage

H195A
Front Porch

Date of Acquisition

1999-08-18

Location Within House

H195A Front Porch

Citation

“Garden Planters (two) cast iron,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed October 17, 2018, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/181.