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Clock tower jardinière

1942.2854AB (RS35292)

Description

Castle shaped jardinière. Stone colored earthenware castle with two turrets flanking a crenelated wall with a steepled clock tower at its center. The steeple is removable, and when removed uncovers a square internal platform pierced with small holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Jardiniere
jardinières (containers)
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 14 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2854AB
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
58672

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