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White terracotta stoneware D-shaped bulb-pot - 1780-85

White terracotta stoneware D-shaped bulb-pot, © Wedgwood Museum
    White terracotta stoneware D-shaped bulb-pot
    © Wedgwood Museum

Second of a pair of D-shaped bulb-pots. White terracotta stoneware with sponged bright green and black oxides in imitation porphyry 1780-85

Second of a pair of D-shaped bulb-pots. White terracotta stoneware with sponged bright green and black oxides in imitation porphyry 1780-85

  • Type of object: Useful ware/bulb pot
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
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  • Year produced: 1780-85
  • Body: white terra cotta
  • Decoration: gilded
  • Accession number: 1192

Glossary

  • Bulb pot

    Bulb pot

    Also known as a root pot. This was a vessel made in a variety of styles and ceramic bodies to hold either individual bulbs, or groups of bulbs, for decorative purposes.