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All Things Pineapple

An exotic, rare and tasty delicacy in the 18th- century, the Pineapple became a symbol of welcome and hospitality. Pineapple motifs were frequently used in architecture, textiles, ceramics and furniture during the height of the rococo period (about 1745-1770). Today the pineapple remains a hallmark of warm and gracious entertaining. 

  • Pineapple Design Engraved Jefferson Cup

    Designed by Thomas Jefferson himself, this simple pewter cup is engraved with a lovely pineapple design. The pineapple motif appears on many antiques in the Colonial Williamsburg collections, chased onto silver serving pieces, carved into furniture, or...

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  • Pineapple Marcasite Earrings, SS

    These shimmering marcasite pineapple earrings were inspired by the many examples of this sweet fruit found in the antiques in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. Pineapples were prized in 18th-century Williamsburg as a rare and expensive treat from...

    $89.00
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  • Pineapple Marcasite Pendant

    This shimmering marcasite pineapple pendent was inspired by the many examples of this sweet fruit found in the antiques in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. Pineapples were prized in 18th-century Williamsburg as a rare and expensive treat from the...

    $165.00
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  • Welcome Pineapple Needlepoint Kit

    Craft a Williamsburg "Welcome" with this lovely needlepoint kit. The iconic pineapple is surrounded by apples and flowers to bring together a classic Historic Area motif that you can recreate at home. Each year during the holiday season, Williamsburg...

    $24.00
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