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''A PLACE TO TAKE ROOT: The History of Flower Pots and Garden'' is possibly the first exhibition to document the history of flower pots Containers in America. Featured pots are facsimiles of 17th to 19th century American designs created by Guy Wolff.

1. The Ackerman Pot. This coggled flowerpot with an attached saucer is inspired by a drawing of flowerpot in the catalog of women's clothing, circa 1816, London. It is a #4 size (6.5' x 6.5') (The #4 refers to the lbs. of wet clay the potter used).

2. Hothouse Pot With Handles. This Pot was inspired by one from Historic Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia, circa 1780. It a #16 Size (14' x 12')

3. Galena Rim flower pot. This pot is inspired by the Jennings & Wagdin Pottery of Galena, IL circa 1874. It is a #2 size (5.5' x 5.5')

4. Maryland Rim flower pot. This pot is inspired by the work of Anthony Baecher, Winchester, VA, circa 1876. It is a #3 size (6.5' x 6.5')

These pots are made by Guy Wolff himself at his Litchfield, CT Studio. Each piece that comes from Guy's own hands is signed.

All of the reproductions of historic pots relate to the museum show that is traveling to Gardens of Distinction across the country,

A PLACE TO TAKE ROOT: The History of Flower Pots and Garden Containers in America



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