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Trivet

1998.1044 (RS23792)

Description

Ceramic trivet: "LADIES NIGHT 1880" incised; in smaller red letters: "MARTIN MILMORE"; square tile; dirty white; hieroglyphic-like markings throughout; papyrus plant next to writing.

Details

Maker
Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883 (Sculptor)
J. & J.G. Low (Manufacturer)
Date
1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: ""J. & J.G. LOW/ PATENT ART TILE/ WORKS/ CHELSEA MASS."" [w/ 2 crossed keys]
Location of origin
Chelsea, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
incising
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
Egyptian
Egyptian (ancient)
Egyptian Revival
Hieroglyphics
hieroglyphics
Incised
incising
TRIVET
trivets
Dimensions
4.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1044
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19284

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