For Sale is a lovely piece of art pottery made by The Roseville Pottery Company of Zanesville, Ohio. The shape is a Jardiniere, Planter or Vase and the Pattern Line is called "Matt Color" or "Ivory". The Jardiniere measures 3 5/8" tall and is 6 3/4" in diameter oputside handles measurement. The opening of this planter is 4 1/8" in diameter inside measurement and 5 1/8" outside rim diameter.
The Planter displays a squat form with a wide rim that is further accented with 2 delicate looped handles. The Jardiniere has a smooth Satin Matte White Glaze. The Jardiniere has a raise circular ring in the neck of the vessel. It would also look great with an African Violet or small plant inserted with another pot as a liner. There were several colors done in this line by Roseville. It is known as Shape number 550-4" in the Roseville Catalog Pages.
The Vase is considered to be in Excellent Condition as there are no cracks, chips, nicks or dings. It would make an excellent starter piece for a collector or simply a nice addition to someone who collects Matte Color. The piece is signed with the "Roseville" incised signature mark along with its mold number 550-4.
This Planter was made Circa 1920-1925.