The colorful floral design of the Portsmouth Pineapple Jar is interpreted from an early nineteenth-century wallpaper in the collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
- Gold Accents
- 21" H x 13" W x 12" D
- WILLIAMSBURG by Port 68
Clean using soft cloth.
The pineapple was a rare and expensive fruit in the colonies, and symbolized the spirit of hospitality. As such, it was a popular and recurring design motif in eighteenth century decorative arts--and still the sign of hospitality today.