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Black Basalt Bulb Pot Bulb Pot

This is a bulb pot. It was designed by John Flaxman and made by Wedgwood. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is 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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Black Basalt Bulb Pot Bulb Pot; Designed by John Flaxman (English, 1755 - 1826); England; 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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