Nine mid-century garden pots

Third-quarter 20th century
Most stamped for maker
Comprising one cream cylinder planter, one grey-glazed terracotta cylinder planter, one red cylinder planter, one caramel-colored Gainey Ceramics tapered planter, one grey Gainey Ceramics tapered planter, one Bauer crock, one small white planter, one cylindrical Gainey Ceramics planter, and one Bauer cream floral frog, 9 pieces
Largest: 14.25" H x 15.25" Dia.; Smallest: 3" H x 3.75" Dia.

  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with scuffs, scratches, and shelf wear commensurate with age, use, and outdoor display. Most with inherent firing flaws. First with crazing to interior and deeper scratches to the body. Second with crazing throughout, a 4.25" hairline crack to the rim extending into the body, and dark scuffs to the exterior. Third with a .125" x .125" chip to the rim, a series of shallow chips to the glaze on the foot, drops of house paint to exterior, and a possible period repair to the interior. Fourth with dirt and plant residue to interior, a .5" x .5" chip to the inside bottom, abrasions to the rim, dark discoloration and wear to the glaze along the foot. Sixth with scattered small drops of paint.

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November 17, 2020 10:00 AM PST
Monrovia, CA, US

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