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Vintage Vincent Pottery Co. Cachepot - $45 (Scottsdale Subdivision, Alabaster, Alabama)

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1134 Henry Dr near Mollys Pl

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make / manufacturer: Vincent Pottery Co Chelsea Works
size / dimensions: 7-1/8" H
This vintage English porcelain cachepot has a factory mark on the bottom that was misapplied making it almost unreadable. It was eventually identified as a mark used between 1931 and 1957 by the Vincent Pottery Company when it was located at the Chelsea Works in Burslem, England.

It has pink and yellow roses with vines and leaves decorating the sides and a pink and yellow dark-edged scalloped rim. One small crack and one small factory-glazed chip are on the rim.

Crazing is visible under magnification throughout the entire piece. It is not visible to me at arm's length. Normal crazing or crazing that can’t be seen at arm's length does not typically affect the value.

There is what appears to be a hairline crack on the bottom that is not detectable with a fingernail and feels to be under the glaze.

And there is a stained ring around the bottom edge which is not uncommon and gives the cachepot a more vintage or aged appearance.

While all of these flaws make it sound like this item is nothing more than a piece of junk, they are in all actuality real testaments to and proof of the item's suspected age, which could be anywhere between 67-93 years old.

While it generally happens with age, if you use a piece as a planter, moisture damage can cause crazing too.

Crazing is not cracks in the actual piece of pottery but rather surface-level cracks in the fired glaze.

That’s why you see vintage and antique items with crazing more often than new items. Much like humans with wrinkles developing as we age, pottery develops these crazing “wrinkles” as it ages.

A cachepot is a French term for what is usually called in modern English a "planter" or "overpot". It is an ornamental tabletop version of a jardinière but smaller.

Cachepots are typically round, vase-like containers meant to be displayed on a tabletop, mantel, or shelf indoors to hide or conceal a potted flower or plant. They usually have no drainage hole at the bottom, and sometimes come with a matching saucer. This protects the underlying surface from developing damage or staining due to exposure to excess water, soil, and drips from the potted plant.

All Measurements Are Approximate:

Top Diameter Outside: 9-1/4" W
Top Diameter Inside: 7-1'8" W
Outside Height: 7-1/8"
Inside Depth: 6-1/4"
Circumference Widest Part: 29"
Base Diameter: 5-1/4"

post id: 7763791484

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