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Hairpin box

Description

Hairpin box w/ scrolled foliate design around center dish and red, green, pink, and gold floral branches around body.

Details

Maker
W. Davenport & Company (Maker)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom of large dish (.1ab): ""DAVENPORT"" [w/ anchor symbol] This mark was used 1800-1860. Stamped on bottom of large dish (.1ab): [floral wreath w/ ""FLORAL"" inside and ""DAVENPORT"" underneath]
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
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
hair accessories
Painted
painting (coating)
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
1.25 x 8 (HxW), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5686.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23774

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