From time to time, I come across vintage, small figural planters. They are the sort of knick-knacks that aren’t quite kitsch and not quite art pottery. They have a certain flair that makes them worthy of display. Today, I have two recent finds and one that’s been around for several years. As usual, I like to use my artifacts rather than keeping them empty.
The stylized blue bird is still unidentified. At first I thought it might have been made by Shawnee, but the details and glaze say otherwise. Tentatively, I’m thinking that it was manufactured by Royal Copely. Small coordinating blooms provide a low-key enhancement of the design.
Like most things from McCoy, this small planter, featuring two deer, is quite sturdy. I placed some small evergreen sprigs into the opening then added tiny red details. Even though I intended for this to be a year-around…
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