Vintage White Planter, Art Deco, Abingdon Pottery, 462 USA, Bow Vase, Ceramic Collectible, Rectangular Base, Home Decor, Indoor Garden

$130.00 $162.50

The beautiful white to off-white Abingdon Pottery bow-theme planter/vase is in great to excellent condition. The rectangular footed base has the "ABINGDON U.S.A." mark inside a rectangular frame with "462" embossed to its right. According to references, the production of art pottery from Abingdon Pottery began in 1934 and lasted until 1950. Hence, this pottery planter was produced for only a limited time. Even more, the bow-theme design was almost certainly inspired by the popularity of the "bow" during the Art-Deco period of the 1920's to 1930's. In addition to the popularity of the "bow" during the Art-Deco period, the planter has another prominent design feature from that same era. The vertical ribbed-lines in the center of each side of the planter were directly inspired by the Art-Deco period. In fact, vertical ribbed-lines were so prominent during the 1920's to 1930's that everyday culture was inundated with the design. Vertical ribbed-lines were virtually everywhere from modern architecture to normal everyday fixtures such as light switch plates, ceiling light covers, glassware, and kitchen canisters. The inspiration behind the cult-like fascination with vertical ribbed-lines can be boiled down to one word - "Optimism". According to references, straight lines leaping upward were symbolic of the incredible optimism of those living during that era. So, it is highly likely that this bow theme Abingdon Pottery planter with its then very popular vertical ribbed-lines was made in the earlier years of their production.

Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, the ChapStick is not included with the listing as it was used for scale purposes only.

There are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair places on this beautiful bow-theme Abingdon Pottery planter/vase. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the planter - mainly in the form of rub marks on the footed base where it has come in contact with different surfaces. There are a couple of tiny dark spots in the surface that appear to be imperfections in the material. Also, there is a horizontal section on the surface of the end of the rectangular foot that appears to have been shaven off to level the base. In addition, while the planter has been washed with mild soap and water, there are still some areas on the inner corners of the interior that may need wiping down.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous white to off-white Abingdon Pottery bow-theme planter/vase are many. The display case or open collectibles shelf would be enhanced by the addition of this early twentieth-century pottery planter. Also, the entryway or living area would welcome this beautiful Abingdon Pottery planter for its incredible Art-Deco charm. In addition, the growing pottery collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this gorgeous Abingdon Pottery planter.

The collector will appreciate this beautiful Abingdon Pottery planter for its great to excellent condition, limited production period, incredible Art-Deco charm, and gorgeous overall appearance.

The beautiful white to off-white Abingdon Pottery USA bow-theme planter weighs 25.9 oz.

The rectangular indoor pottery planter/vase measures approximately 4.25" tall x 7 5/8" wide x 3" deep.

The upper section measures approximately 6 5/8" wide across the rim from outside to outside x 2.5" deep from outside to outside.

The opening measures approximately 6.25" across from inside to inside x 1.75" deep in the center from inside to inside and approximately 2 1/8" deep on each end from inside to inside with an interior planting depth of approximately 3 15/16".

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