Lot 286 (Garden and Natural History Sealed Bid Auction, 12th June 2019)

Sold for £613

Lot details

Planters/Pots: ‡ A pair of rare Galloway pottery glazed earthenware tapering cylindrical planters

early 20th century

with makers stamp Galloway Pottery, Philadelphia

56cm high by 70cm wide

In 1876 the Galloway Terra-Cotta Company, won the Philadelphia 1876 exposition, the Chicago exposition, and the St. Louis Exposition. During that era, Galloway was one of the leading pottery companies in the United States. They provided some of the decoration for Grand Central Station, New York, which has subsequently been demolished.