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Object ID # 1969.030.015
Object Name Jardinière
Title Jardiniere
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date 19th-century
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This is a hand-painted ceramic floral and cobalt blue-decorated jardiniere. The interior has a white glaze. Thre is a blue enamel or glaze on the rim and feet. There were four feet originally, but it now has a broken foot. The rim is scalloped in shape. The jardiniere has orange to yellow colouration below the blue rim, and the hand-painted flowers are pink, purple, and blue, with green leaves. There is also a green border with white dots. Painted gold curlicues and trim are also present. There is subtle curlicue embossing moulded in the rim area. The body of the jardiniere has a four-lobed shape to it.
Function: A decorative ceramic holder for a potted indoor plant.



-green border with white dots around bean areas and around body
-accents of gold curlicues on entire exterior
-gold trim on scalloped rim
-body: orange to yellow background with four large bunch of flowers pink, yellow, purple, blue, red, green
-all decoration is hand-painted
-very subtle curlicue embossing around rim
-four-sectioned, rounded body
Provenance Maker/original provenance unknown. Used at "Bothwell's Manor," a 19th-century Victorian farm house owned by George Bothwell and located on the north side of Highway 26 near Hatton's Corners [in the former Sydenham Township Grey County]. This location is just east of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Passed down to Gordon and Viola Bothwell.
Collection Household Equipment, 19th-c Collection
Material Ceramic/Paints/Glaze
Dimensions D-9.2 Dia-15.7 cm
Found Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
People Bothwell, George (2)
Bothwell, Viola