Skip to content

Search Collections

Soap dish

Description

Plain bowl w/ foot ring and top border of molded bamboo staves; pierced dish shaped fitted insert w/ blue transfer-printed image of a windmill; domed lid w/ molded crossed pattern of bamboo around a twig and leaf finial and blue T.P. image of sheep in a landscape repeated 4 times around sides.

Details

Maker
Copeland (Maker)
Date
1876
Inscriptions
Impressed on underside: ""COPELAND/ THE ASHBURNE/ F/ B1""; also impressed British registry mark which translates to date of June 9, 1876.
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
SET, TOILET
soap dishes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
toilet sets (washing sets)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
3.25 (H), 5.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.341.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14328

Comments