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Bulb Pot (China (for export)), late 18th century

This is a bulb pot. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain. 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.

  • Bulb Pot, ca. 1760
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-5-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12 x 20.6 x 12.2 cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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Bulb Pot (China (for export)), late 18th century; porcelain; H x W x D: 12 x 20.6 x 12.2 cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-54

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