Vintage Midcentury Green Planter Vase - Cornucopia Horn of Plenty Wave
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty. David Hume (1711-1766)
What do you see when you look at this vintage 1940s/1950s era pottery planter vase? Do you see a horn of plenty? Or a tidal wave? Or a seashell fresh from the ocean? Maybe you see an elfin shoe or a rain splash or even a gramophone about to sing with joy. Or maybe, just maybe, you see something else entirely. That's the beauty of this lovely petite planter. It's a useful worker in the kitchen and also a conversation piece!
Around here, we especially love this garden holder because of its wide rim, which makes it especially appealing for succulents or any herb that likes to grow and tumble with a limited root system. Just tuck the tiny plastic pot it was grown into the well of this planter and you have an instant eye-catching garden ready to dazzle the eye.
Fluted like a flower at the top, this garden worker is heavy, thick-walled, and sits firmly on the counter. Although it is unmarked on the bottom, we suspect it was made either by McCoy or Shawnee Pottery sometime around the 1940s. But while its maker remains a bit of a mystery, we do one thing for certain. Throughout its previous life, this planter vase seems to have been appreciated most as an art piece. It looks practically brand new and shows no signs of ever coming into contact with dirt or planter pebbles or any liquids that might have stained the interior. So there you go.
Some might look at this little green wonder and see a planter. Someone else might see a vase and another might see art. What do you see?
- Sturdy construction
- Celery green shade
- Soft and shiny glaze
In absolutely gorgeous condition.No chips, cracks, staining or rough edges.
Measures 4.5" inches (diameter of opening) x 6"inches (length) x 4.5" inches (width) x 3.25"inches (height) and weighs 1.4lbs