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Container in the shape of a pear

A work made of lead-glazed earthenware (creamware).
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of lead-glazed earthenware (creamware).


c. 1765


Staffordshire, England

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Applied Arts of Europe


Container in the shape of a pear


Staffordshire (Object made in)

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Made 1760–1770


Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware)


9.3 × 6.4 cm (3 5/8 × 2 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Harry A. Root, Jr. in memory of Curtis Chapin Palmer

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