An Italian composition stone rectangular jardiniere
Cast from a 19th Century stoneware original by "Maniffatturo di Signa"
the frieze cast in relief with numerous dancing putti and cherubs forming a chain of fruiting swags around the entire trough, raised on a pair of monopodia supports,
This is a replica piece. "LASSCO House & Garden" acquired the original antique version of this delightful jardiniere at auction before reproducing it. The Maniffattura di Signa was a large stoneworks based in Florence and Rome. This jardiniere appears in their catalogue of c.1900, illustrated on "Tavola No XXII".