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Soap dish

1998.5685A-C (RS23898)

Description

White granite 3-part soap dish; pink and gold floral branches around body and cover; teal band around neck of dish; gilded band around rims and base; cover w/ foliated square handle. A= dish B= flat strainer inside C= cover

Details

Maker
Mercer Pottery Co. (Maker)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""MERCER/ WARRANTED/ CHINA""
Location of origin
Trenton, NJ, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
DISH, SOAP
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Ironstone
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly ironstone (pottery)
soap dishes
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
3.75 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5685A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23771

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