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  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (rim)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1592

  • Objects

    Figural Group

    Karl Gottlieb Lück

    1773
    Figural Group
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Creamer
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Teapot
    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

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

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Saucer
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Saucer
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Teacup
    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

    Ca. 1760
    Sugar Bowl and Cover
    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

    Ca. 1760
    Cup and Saucer
    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

    1774-1814
    Teapot
    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

    1744-1774
    Lambs
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.081.1

  • Objects

    Boughpot

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1790
    Boughpot
    Porcelain with underglaze blue,glaze and gilding
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle 67.251.1

  • Objects

    Turkish Woman with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler

    Ca. 1745
    Turkish Woman with Basket
    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

    Late 18th century
    Turkish Man with Basket
    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

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Tea Caddy
    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

    Ca. 1790
    Figure of Maiden
    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

    1723-1763
    Candlestick
    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

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Sugar Bowl
    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

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    1763 - 1774
    Coffeepot
    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

    1763 - 1774
    Cup and Saucer
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Cup and Saucer
    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

    1939
    Yankee Clipper
    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

    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

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.5 cm (1 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1591

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Tureen

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Mid 18th century
    Tureen
    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 Charles L. Pendleton 04.1493

  • Objects

    Beltrame and Columbine

    Johann Joachim Kändler

    1740
    Beltrame and Columbine
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.088

  • Objects

    Spoon Tray

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Spoon Tray
    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

    1747
    One of a Pair of Swans
    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

    1747
    One of a Pair of Swans
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Tea Caddy
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.066

  • Objects

    Coffee Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Coffee Cup
    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

    18th century
    Hookah
    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

    Ca. 1790
    Bagpiper with Dog
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Sugar Bowl
    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

    1735 - 1737
    Tea-Jug
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Figure of a Seated Woman Feeding a Cat
    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

    Ca. 1800
    Figure of a Seated Man with Dancing Dog
    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

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Creamer
    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

    Ca. 1760
    Coffeepot with Cover
    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 35.611

  • Objects

    Dish

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Dish
    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

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Dish
    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

    Boughpot

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Boughpot
    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

    Boughpot

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1756-1770
    Boughpot
    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

    Ca. 1880
    Pair of Vases
    Stoneware with glaze
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nutt 1997.30.2

  • Objects

    Plate

    Du Paquier Porcelain Manufactory

    Early 19th century
    Plate
    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

    Ca. 1820
    Tea Caddy
    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

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Teacup
    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

    1747 - 1755
    Pigeons
    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

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

  • Objects

    Double Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    17th century
    Double Vase
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.665

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Royal Worcester

    Ca. 1770
    Teacup
    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

    Early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1593

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1720

  • Objects

    Gardener and Companion

    Johann Christoph Haselmeyer

    Ca. 1770-1775
    Gardener and Companion
    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

    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

  • Objects

    Water Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Water Jar
    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

    Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Lidded Jar and Cup
    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

    American Modern tableware, 1937
    Dinner plate
    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

    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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    "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

  • Objects

    Vase

    Christopher Dresser

    Ca. 1890
    Vase
    Earthenware with glaze
    22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.1

  • Objects

    Vase

    Christopher Dresser

    Ca. 1880
    Vase
    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

    1728 - 1731
    Covered Cup
    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

    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

  • Objects

    Breakfast set (partial)

    Eva Alexandrovina Polanyi Stricker

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