Gilt and painted Chinoiserie style terracotta jardinière
Continental, early 20th Century
Height 19cm, width 55cm, depth 32cm
This charming terracotta jardinière was crafted in Europe in the Chinoiserie style. The ovoid jardinière features a white glazed interior and an exterior painted with a deep red ground. The red ground is overpainted and parcel gilt with floral sprays and traditional Chinese motifs of courtly figures. The jardinière features four moulded feet and twin handles modelled as intertwining snakes.