There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.


See more objects with the tag container, flowers, garden, exoticism.

See more objects with the color black darkolivegreen grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

Pair Of Cachepots And Liners

This is a Pair of cachepots and liners. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is painted tôle, wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

In order to more easily transfer plants between containers, some pots, such as this one, have removable liners. The pot itself is decorated with pagoda scenes; the protective barrier offered by the liner has allowed the pot to remain in fine condition by keeping moisture and soil from rusting it.

This object was donated by Rodman A. Heeren. It is credited Gift of Rodman A. Heeren.

  • Bowl And Liner (USA)
  • raised, repoussé, chased silver, silver-plated metal (liner).
  • Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.
  • 1959-72-4-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (ba/bb): 17.1 x 25 x 18.5 cm (6 3/4 x 9 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Cachepots And Liners; painted tôle, wire; H x W x D (ba/bb): 17.1 x 25 x 18.5 cm (6 3/4 x 9 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Gift of Rodman A. Heeren; 1969-156-2-aa/bb

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Pair Of Cachepots And Liners |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=15 August 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>