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Flower Bricks

1949.113AB (RS217825)

Description

Pair of semi-circular flower bricks used to force and display flower bulbs. Each brick has three round holes on the top for bulbs as well as small, seed-shaped decorative holes. The flat side of the brick is undecorated. The rounded side has bands of blue glaze at top and bottom with a wide band of cream, tan, brown and black pebble-size ceramic fragments adhered to the body in between.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Object type
Household Accessories; Horticultural Containers
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Earthenware
Flowerpot
flowerpots
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Planter
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.113AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. John B. Morris Jr.
GUSN
54941
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