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Earthenware

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    Tea Caddy

    Jan Van Duijn, designer
    Dutch, ca. 1760
    De Porceleyne Schotel (The Porcelain Dish), manufacturer
    Dutch, 1598 - 1791
    Tea Caddy, ca. 1760
    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
    Universal Mountain Censer, 100–200 CE
    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
    Pair of Shoes, 18th century
    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, Delft
    Plaque, ca. 1700
    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, Whieldon
    Candlestick, ca. 1750-1760
    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
    Incense Burner, 100-200 CE
    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, England; Staffordshire
    Teapot, ca. 1750
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.248

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    Teapot

    Enoch Wood and Sons, manufacturer
    English, 1818-1846
    Teapot, ca. 1840
    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
    English, 1818-1846
    Creamer, ca. 1840
    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
    Bowl, 18th century
    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, Delft
    Plate, 1710-1730
    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, Delft
    Plate, 1710-1730
    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
    Plate, 18th century
    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
    Walled Farmyard, 1–200 CE
    Glazed earthenware
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 14.444

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    Vase

    Newcomb College Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1895 - 1940
    Vase, 1903-1923
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 13.2297

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch, Delft
    Plate, 18th century
    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
    Dragon, 400-600 CE
    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
    French, 1857-1940
    Vase, ca. 1910
    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

    Possibly John Shorthose
    English, 1768-1828
    Mochaware coffeepot, ca. 1820
    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
    Pig in a Pen, 1–200 CE
    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, China; Gansu Province
    Jar of Banshan Culture, ca. 2500-2000 BCE
    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
    jug, ca. 550-650
    Earthenware
    Height: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 15.222

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    Vase

    Weller Pottery Company, manufacturer
    1872-1949
    Jacques Sicard, designer
    fl. 1902-1907
    Vase, ca. 1902 - 1912
    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
    American, b. 1930
    Il Giardino Dipinto, 1993
    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, designer
    American, 1922-2009
    Reed & Barton, manufacturer
    American, 1824-
    Casserole Dish, ca. 1972
    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
    American, 1880-1967
    Vase, 1900
    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, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Celery Dish, 1938-1959
    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, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Lug Soup Bowl, 1937
    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, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Bread and Butter Plate, 1937
    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, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Dinner Plate, 1937
    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, designer
    German, 1899-1988
    Haël-Werkstätten, manufacturer
    German, 1923-1932
    Bowl, ca. 1930
    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, designer
    German, 1899-1988
    Haël-Werkstätten, manufacturer
    German, 1923-1932
    Teapot, ca. 1930
    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
    English, b. 1960
    May My Ashes Blow Away on the Winds of Change, 1986
    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
    Hungarian, 1906 - 2011
    Schramberg Majolica Factory, manufacturer
    German, 1820-1989
    Breakfast set (partial), ca. 1928-1930
    Glazed earthenware
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2011.57.3

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    Jug

    In the style of Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Atkin Brothers, silversmith
    English, 1853-1925
    Jug, ca.1870-1890
    Earthenware with enamel and pewter
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches) (with closed lid)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2014.17.6