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Soap dish

Description

3-part soap dish. 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
1840
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 40"" [w/ anchor] This mark used 1800-1860. The ""40"" stands for 1840. 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
DISH, SOAP
earthenware
Earthenware
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
soap dishes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
3.25 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5682.2A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23765

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