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    Tea Caddy

    Jan Van Duijn

    Ca. 1760
    Tea Caddy
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    14.3 x 7 cm (5 5/8 x 2 13/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.649

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    Universal Mountain Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    100–200 CE
    Universal Mountain Censer
    Earthenware with pigment
    26 x 20.5 x 18 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.572

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    Pair of Shoes

    Unknown artist, French

    18th century
    Pair of Shoes
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Abby Rockefeller Mauze 78.046.21

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    Plaque

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    Ca. 1700
    Plaque
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    33 x 44.5 cm (13 x 17 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.432

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    Candlestick

    Unknown artist, English

    Ca. 1750-1760
    Candlestick
    Earthenware with glaze
    24.8 x 16.5 x 10.5 cm (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 41.139

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    Incense Burner

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    100-200 CE
    Incense Burner
    Earthenware with pigment
    14.6 x 9.3 x 9 cm (5 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 9/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.023

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    Teapot

    Unknown artist, English

    Ca. 1750
    Teapot
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.248

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    Teapot

    Enoch Wood and Sons

    Ca. 1840
    Teapot
    Earthenware with transfer-print decoration and glaze
    Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches) (overall)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.533

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    Creamer

    Enoch Wood and Sons

    Ca. 1840
    Creamer
    Earthenware with transfer-print decoration and glaze
    Height: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 inches)
    Gift of the estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.534

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Spanish

    18th century
    Bowl
    Earthenware with tin glaze and lustre
    Diameter: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.509

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    1710-1730
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo de Wildt 78.129.2

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    1710-1730
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo de Wildt 78.129.1

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    18th century
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.726

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    Walled Farmyard

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1–200 CE
    Walled Farmyard
    Glazed earthenware
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 14.444

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    Vase

    Newcomb College Pottery

    1903-1923
    Vase
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 13.2297

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch

    18th century
    Plate
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.423

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    Dragon

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    400-600 CE
    Dragon
    Earthenware with traces of polychromy
    31.5 x 33 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 13 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.005

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    Vase

    Auguste Delaherche

    Ca. 1910
    Vase
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.65

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    Mochaware coffeepot

    John Shorthose

    Ca. 1820
    Mochaware coffeepot
    Earthenware with slip decoration
    26.4 x 22.2 x 14 cm (10 3/8 x 8 13/16 x 5 1/2 inches) handle to spout; diameter
    Gift of Miss Alice Brownell, Mrs. Ernst R. Behrend and Alfred S. Brownell 29.188

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    Pig in a Pen

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1–200 CE
    Pig in a Pen
    Glazed earthenware
    7.5 x 22 x 23 cm (2 15/16 x 8 11/16 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 13.1584

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    Jar of Banshan Culture

    Unknown artist, Chinese; Yangshao

    Ca. 2500-2000 BCE
    Jar of Banshan Culture
    Earthenware with polychrome decoration
    31.1 x 41.3 cm (12 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of C. T. Loo 33.003

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    Unknown artist, Mochica; Peruvian

    Ca. 550-650
    jug
    Earthenware
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 15.222

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    Vase

    Weller Pottery Company

    Ca. 1902 - 1912
    Vase
    Earthenware with metallic glaze
    Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Alice K. Miles in honor of her mother, Mary Charlotte King 2003.19

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    Il Giardino Dipinto

    Betty Woodman

    1993
    Il Giardino Dipinto
    Earthenware, glaze, epoxy resin, lacquer, and paint
    274.3 cm (108 inches) (height)
    Gift of Charles and Andrea Woodman Promised gift of Charles and Andrea Woodman 2005.110

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    Casserole Dish

    John Prip

    Ca. 1972
    Casserole Dish
    Silver with earthenware
    19.1 x 27.9 cm (7 1/2 x 11 inches)
    Gift of Reed & Barton 2003.109.1

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    Vase

    Rookwood Pottery

    1900
    Vase
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Judith Tannenbaum 2004.105

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    "American Modern" Celery Dish

    Russel Wright

    1938-1959
    ”American Modern” Celery Dish
    Glazed earthenware
    3.2 x 33.3 x 8.9 cm (1 1/4 x 13 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Judith Tannenbaum in honor of Gertrude D.T. Schimmel 2006.136.1

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    "American Modern" Lug Soup Bowl

    Russel Wright

    1937
    ”American Modern” Lug Soup Bowl
    Glazed earthenware
    5.1 x 16.8 x 14.3 cm (2 x 6 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Judith Tannenbaum in honor of Gertrude D.T. Schimmel 2006.136.2

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    "American Modern" Bread and Butter Plate

    Russel Wright

    1937
    ”American Modern” Bread and Butter Plate
    Glazed earthenware
    Height: 1.6 cm (5/8 inches)
    Gift of Judith Tannenbaum in honor of Gertrude D.T. Schimmel 2006.136.3

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    "American Modern" Dinner Plate

    Russel Wright

    1937
    ”American Modern” Dinner Plate
    Glazed earthenware
    Height: 1.9 cm (3/4 inches)
    Gift of Judith Tannenbaum in honor of Gertrude D.T. Schimmel 2006.136.4

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    Bowl

    Margarete Heymann-Marks Löbenstein

    Ca. 1930
    Bowl
    Earthenware with glaze
    9.5 cm (3 13/16 inches) (height)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2008.28.1

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    Teapot

    Margarete Heymann-Marks Löbenstein

    Ca. 1930
    Teapot
    Earthenware with glaze
    13.7 x 26 x 16.8 cm (5 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 6 5/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2008.28.2

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    May My Ashes Blow Away on the Winds of Change

    Grayson Perry

    1986
    May My Ashes Blow Away on the Winds of Change
    Glazed earthenware
    41.9 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm (16 1/2 x 10 x 10 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2011.37

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    Breakfast set (partial)

    Eva Alexandrovina Polanyi Stricker

    Ca. 1928-1930
    Breakfast set (partial)
    Glazed earthenware
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2011.57.3

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    Jug

    Christopher Dresser

    Ca.1870-1890
    Jug
    Earthenware with enamel and pewter
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches) (with closed lid)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2014.17.6