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    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    1763 - 1774
    Cup and Saucer
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    4.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches) (cup)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.601

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    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum)

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    664-525 BCE
    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum)
    Glassy faience
    Height: 19 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1995.050

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    Covered Dish

    Unknown artist, English

    C. 1740
    Covered Dish
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.250

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    Coffee Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    1763-1774
    Coffee Cup and Saucer
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    7.7 x 9.2 x 7 cm (3 1/16 x 3 5/8 x 2 3/4 inches) (cup and saucer)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.598

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    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    1763-1774
    Cup and Saucer
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    6.7 x 9.2 cm (2 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches) (cup including handle)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.599

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    Teapot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    1796
    Teapot
    Porcelain with enamel and glaze
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.756

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    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave

    Inscription painter

    470-450 BCE
    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave
    Terracotta, white-ground
    Anonymous gift 69.142.1

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    Paint Box

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    1302–1070 BCE
    Paint Box
    Ceramic and pigment cakes
    5.8 x 22 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.82

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    Wine Cup on Pedestal

    Unknown artist, Korean

    936-1392
    Wine Cup on Pedestal
    Ceramic
    11 x 15.2 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 6 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.105

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    Winged Isis Pectoral

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    1075-712 BCE
    Winged Isis Pectoral
    Faience
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.1

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    Fountain

    Unknown artist, French

    Ca. 1750
    Fountain
    Earthenware with tin glaze
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.412

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    Black-topped Pot

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    3700-3450 BCE
    Black-topped Pot
    Ceramic (Nile silt clay)
    Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1999.55.1

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    Relief Fragment of a lion's head

    Unknown artist, Etruscan; Italic style

    5th - 3rd century BCE
    Relief Fragment of a lion’s head
    Terracotta
    14 x 17.8 cm (5 1/2 x 7 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 1988.003

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    Pair of Wall Vases

    Unknown artist, English

    1760-1770
    Pair of Wall Vases
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.567

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    Red

    Ken Price

    1961
    Red
    Ceramic, paint, and wood
    37.8 x 43.2 x 41.3 cm (14 7/8 x 17 x 16 3/16 inches)
    Museum purchase with the aid of the National Endowment for the Arts 71.062

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    Bucchero Stemmed Cup

    Unknown artist, Etruscan

    Ca. 600 BCE
    Bucchero Stemmed Cup
    Terracotta
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (height)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 33.027

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    Vase

    Gertrud Natzler

    1957
    Vase
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Small, Jr. 1999.71.1

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    Dessert Dish

    Chelsea Porcelain Factory

    Ca. 1755
    Dessert Dish
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Length: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 74.124.4

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    Fish Amulet

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    1391-1335 BCE
    Fish Amulet
    Faience
    3.9 x 2.1 x .5 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.2

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    Bottle

    Gertrud Natzler

    1968
    Bottle
    Stone ware with glaze
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Small, Jr. 1999.71.3

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    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs

    Unknown artist, Egyptian

    3450-3300 BCE
    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2000.30

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    Foxglove Pants

    Allison Newsome

    2005
    Foxglove Pants
    ceramic
    73.7 x 38.1 x 33 cm (29 x 15 x 13 inches) irregular
    Anonymous gift 2006.78

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    Dinner plate

    Russel Wright

    American Modern tableware, 1937
    Dinner plate
    Glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Robert Mehlman 2007.23.1

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    "American Modern" Covered Pitcher

    Russel Wright

    American Modern tableware, 1937
    ”American Modern” Covered Pitcher
    Glazed earthenware
    19.7 x 19.1 x 15.2 cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Mr. James Brayton Hall 2007.24.3

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    Waiting for Jumbot

    Ron Nagle

    2009
    Waiting for Jumbot
    glazed earthenware
    12.1 x 16.5 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Purchased with funds donated by Yvette Boisclair and Mark Mandell in honor of Judith Tannenbaum 2009.94