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Bulb Pot, ca. 1795

This is a bulb pot. It was manufactured by Worcester. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain, polychrome and gilt decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Cache-pot, ca 1730
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-8
  • Bulb Pot, ca. 1760
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-5-a,b
This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Portable Garden, 2016
  • H x W x D: 81.3 × 61 × 61 cm (32 × 24 × 24 in.).
  • Lent by Kate Cutlip.
  • 68.2017.1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20 x 22.5 x 10.5 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On bottom: B

Cite this object as

Bulb Pot, ca. 1795; Manufactured by Worcester Porcelain Factory (England, GB, United Kingdom); porcelain, polychrome and gilt decoration; H x W x D: 20 x 22.5 x 10.5 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-455-a,b

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