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Bulb Pot And Lid (England)

This is a Bulb pot and lid. It was designed by John Flaxman and made by Wedgwood. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is molded black basalt stoneware, enamel slip ('encaustic') decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

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Bulb Pot And Lid (England); Designed by John Flaxman (English, 1755 - 1826); molded black basalt stoneware, enamel slip ('encaustic') decoration; 1938-57-316-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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