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Pearlware; identifier pw282
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  • Common name Pearlware
  • Class Coffee pot
  • Height 255mm
  • Identifier PW282
  • Production centre Possibly made in north Staffordshire, but may come from one of the other pearlware centres, such as Leeds
  • Distribution throughout the British speaking world
  • Use for serving coffee
  • Date c. 1780 - 1790 AD
  • Provenance unknown
  • Presented by Miss Amy Gough
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