Flower Bricks

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-54941

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

Descriptive Terms

flowerpots
earthenware
pearlware
glazing (coating)
PlanterFlowerpotEarthenware
Flowerpot

Related Items

Title Flowerpot and Saucer Accession Number 1949.112AB
Title Flowerpot and Saucer Accession Number 1949.112AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Horticultural Containers

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John B. Morris Jr.

Accession Number

1949.113AB