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Wash basin

Description

Ceramic wash basin w/ green and red banding around rim and red band around interior and around tapered base.

Details

Maker
W. Davenport & Company (Maker)
Date
1840
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 40"" [w/ anchor and illegible inscription underneath] This mark was used ca.1800-ca.1860. The ""40"" stands for 1840. Impressed stamp on bottom: ""11-74/ 4""
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BASIN
basins (vessels)
earthenware
Earthenware
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
4.75 (H), 14.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5680
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23762

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