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Hairpin box

1998.5682.1AB (RS23895)

Description

Rectangular hairpin box. Part of wash set w/ teal, orange and gold jewel-like design. Cover w/ acorn finial; gold band around rim and base; tag inside w/ initials "M.T.S."

Details

Maker
W. Davenport & Company (Maker)
Date
1849
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 49"" [w/ anchor] This mark used 1800-1860. The ""49"" stands for 1849. Impressed stamp on bottom: ""1-72""
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
BOX, HAIRPIN
boxes (containers)
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hair accessories
Painted
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.5 x 8 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5682.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23764

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