#4 Baecher Rim with Attached Saucer
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This style of a decorative crimped rim is inspired by Shenandoah Valley, Virginia potter, Anthony Baecher, circa 1875. According to one historian, “A. W. Bacher was, without a doubt, the most skilled of the master potters of the Shenandoah Valley." Although he also made rather mundane untilitarian wares, he is best know for his ornamented rim flowerpots, which were typically lead glazed, decorated with manganese
My pot is unglazed white clay, and the inside of the pot, and the attached saucer are treated with an acryllic sealer, making them as waterproof as possible. However, be careful where you water the pot; if it is overwatered, water will fill the saucer and could damage fine furniture.
- Handthrown in Rockdale, Wisconsin
- Fired to 2000 F
- Fired-on mineral wash finish
- Drainage hole allows for direct planting
- For indoor and outdoor use, but not frost proof; store inside during winter months
- Price Includes UPS or USPS shipping to the Continental USA
- Dimensions (In)
Approximately 7.5" top outside diameter x 6" tall. Saucer diameter is approximately 6".
- Care Guide
This pot was fired to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, but care should be taken to not leave the pot outdoors in freezing temperatures.