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Bulb Pot And Lid (England), 1780–1800

This is a Bulb pot and lid. It is dated 1780–1800 and 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 catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 15.5 x 21 x 16 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 14.5 x 21 x 16 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) H x W x D (b: cover): 2.8 x 16.7 x 13.5 cm (1 1/8 x 6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed marks: "WEDGWOOD"

Cite this object as

Bulb Pot And Lid (England), 1780–1800; molded black basalt stoneware, enamel slip ('encaustic') decoration; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 15.5 x 21 x 16 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 14.5 x 21 x 16 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) H x W x D (b: cover): 2.8 x 16.7 x 13.5 cm (1 1/8 x 6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-316-a,b

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

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