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Soap dish

1998.1441 (RS23909)

Description

Porcelain dish, irregularly shaped; white w/ gold edging and floral decoration w/ butterfly; 2 edges faintly engraved w/ foliate pattern; pink, blue, and brown floral branch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: ""0736/ 14""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
handmade
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
DISH, SOAP
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Handmade
handmade
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
soap dishes
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
4.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1441
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18751

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