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Suzan Miller, Huntingtown, MD   

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Recently uncovered in a Philadelphia area estate.this is a large antique art pottery planter or jardiniere by Imperial Amphora, circa 1900. The price has been lowered substantially, as the consignor is anxious to sell.

The planter is 12 1/4" x 12" high and approximately 6" across. It is realistic, yet sentimental in design, and depicts an old woman with a bundle of hay, followed by two goats. It is semi-porcelain, glazed in pastel taupe, blue and gray. Amphora made several planters with bucolic scenes, but I have not been able to find another like this.

The planter has been in storage for many years. The only damage I find is a broken horn on one goat (please see close-up photo). There is lime scale on the interior of the planting well. This can usually be removed with white vinegar or a commercial preparation, but I am hesitant to do this myself - better left to a more experienced person.

Marked Amphora, Austria, 5054 with a crown mark.

This is a heavy item - nearly 7 pounds when packed.

Item ID: PY- 990

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Imperial Amphora Teplitz, Austria Art Pottery Jardiniere or Planter circa 1900

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Suzan Miller
Huntingtown, MD   

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