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  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Plate, ca. 1810
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (rim)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.1592

  • Objects

    Figural Group

    Karl Gottlieb Lück
    German, 1760 - 1775
    Frankenthal Porcelain Factory
    German, 1755 - 1800
    Figural Group, 1773
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.095

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Creamer, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and overglaze enamels
    Height: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 inches) (without cover)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.065

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Teapot, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and overglaze enamels
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches) (without cover)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.063

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Vase, 1690-1710
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    22.2 x 11.4 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.371

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Saucer, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.077B

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Saucer, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.078B

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Teacup, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.084A

  • Objects

    Sugar Bowl and Cover

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Sugar Bowl and Cover, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches) (with cover)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.612

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Width: 10 cm (3 15/16 inches) (cup)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.615

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Teapot, 1774-1814
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.750

  • Objects

    Lambs

    Johann Friedrich Eberlein
    German, 1696-1749
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Lambs, 1744-1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.081.1

  • Objects

    Bough Pot

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Bough Pot, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with underglaze blue,glaze and gilding
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle 67.251.1

  • Objects

    Turkish Woman with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Turkish Woman with Basket, ca. 1745
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.084

  • Objects

    Turkish Man with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Turkish Man with Basket, late 18th century
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.087

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Tea Caddy, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.4

  • Objects

    Figure of Maiden

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Figure of Maiden, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.717

  • Objects

    Candlestick

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Candlestick, 1723-1763
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.077.2

  • Objects

    Sugar Bowl

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Sugar Bowl, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.9

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Coffeepot, 1763 - 1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    20.3 x 17.1 cm (8 x 6 11/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.597

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, 1763 - 1774
    Porcelain with enamel, glaze, and gilding
    4.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches) (cup and saucer)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.602

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.748

  • Objects

    Yankee Clipper

    Charles Sheeler
    American, 1883-1965
    Yankee Clipper, 1939
    Oil on canvas
    61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund and Mary B. Jackson Fund 41.006

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Plate, ca. 1810
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.5 cm (1 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.1591

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Tureen

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Tureen, mid 18th century
    Porcelain with glaze, enamels and gilding
    26 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm (10 5/16 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.1493

  • Objects

    Beltrame and Columbine

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Beltrame and Columbine, 1740
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.088

  • Objects

    Spoon Tray

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Spoon Tray, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Length: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.7

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Swans

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Peter Reinicke, modeler
    German, 1715-1768
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    One of a Pair of Swans, 1747
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 41.137.2

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Swans

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Peter Reinicke, modeler
    German, 1715-1768
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    One of a Pair of Swans, 1747
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 41.137.1

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Unknown artist, Chinese export
    Tea Caddy, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.066

  • Objects

    Coffee Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Coffee Cup, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 inches)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.074

  • Objects

    Hookah

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Hookah, 18th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.671

  • Objects

    Bagpiper with Dog

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Bagpiper with Dog, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.716

  • Objects

    Sugar Bowl

    Unknown artist, Chinese export
    Sugar Bowl, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    14.5 x 14.8 x 11.4 cm (5 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 4 1/2 inches) (assembled)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.064

  • Objects

    Tea-Jug

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Tea-Jug, 1735 - 1737
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.090.2

  • Objects

    Figure of a Seated Woman Feeding a Cat

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    German, 1710-present
    Figure of a Seated Woman Feeding a Cat, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    13.3 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. James Raleigh 1998.75.2

  • Objects

    Figure of a Seated Man with Dancing Dog

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    German, 1710-present
    Figure of a Seated Man with Dancing Dog, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    13.3 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm (5 1/4 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. James Raleigh 1998.75.3

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Creamer, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.8

  • Objects

    Coffeepot with Cover

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Coffeepot with Cover, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    24.1 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.611ab

  • Objects

    Dish

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Dish, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Width: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.5

  • Objects

    Dish

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Dish, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Width: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.6

  • Objects

    Bough Pot

    Worcester Porcelain Company, manufacturer
    English, 1751- present
    Bough Pot, ca. 1765 - 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    16.8 x 21.6 cm (6 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 55.011

  • Objects

    Bough Pot

    Worcester Porcelain Company, manufacturer
    English, 1751- present
    Bough Pot, ca. 1756-1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    16.8 x 21.6 cm (6 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 55.010

  • Objects

    Pair of Vases

    Hugh Cornwall Robertson, designer
    American, 1845-1908
    Chelsea Keramic Art Works, manufacturer
    American, 1872-1889
    Pair of Vases, ca. 1880
    Stoneware with glaze
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nutt 1997.30.2

  • Objects

    Plate

    Du Paquier Porcelain Manufactory
    Austrian
    Plate, early 19th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Diameter: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.747

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Tea Caddy, ca. 1820
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    14 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of William H. Claflin 1991.179.10

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Teacup, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.24

  • Objects

    Pigeons

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Pigeons, 1747 - 1755
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.092

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Tea Caddy, 1775-1800
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.752

  • Objects

    Pair of Vases

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Pair of Vases, 17th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.665

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Worcester Porcelain Company
    English, 1751- present
    Teacup, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.25

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Plate, early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.1593

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export, China
    Plate, ca. 1810
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.1720

  • Objects

    Gardener and Companion

    Johann Christoph Haselmeyer, modeler
    1756 - 1767
    Ludwigsburg Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    Germany, 1758 - 1824
    Gardener and Companion, ca. 1770-1775
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.079

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Water Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Water Jar, Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and enamel
    Height: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.11

  • Objects

    Lidded Jar and Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Lidded Jar and Cup, Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and enamel
    Height: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.12

  • Objects

    Dinner plate

    Russel Wright, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    Dinner plate, American Modern tableware, 1937
    Glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Robert Mehlman 2007.23.1

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "American Modern" Covered Pitcher

    Russel Wright, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Covered Pitcher, American Modern tableware, 1937
    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

  • Objects

    Vase

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Vase, ca. 1890
    Earthenware with glaze
    22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.1

  • Objects

    Vase

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Vase, ca. 1880
    Earthenware with glaze
    14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.2

  • Objects

    Covered Cup

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Covered Cup, 1728 - 1731
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift in memory of S.H.M.C. 2010.120

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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