Vintage Signed Gourd Weed Pot with Dragonfly

Vintage hand painted and signed weed pot made from a gourd. 

(Weed pots are vases that have small openings made to hold a single stem- dried flower or a weed)

This one is signed D.E. Ortlieb. It is etched and hand painted in the design of flowers and a lovely turquoise dragonfly. It is 4 3/8" tall by 3 3/4" in diameter. It has a protective coating that has yellowed and has some wear. It has a beautiful patin. C. 1970.