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Soap dish

1985.419.3A-C (RS118715)

Description

Orangey-buff colored clay body w/ colorless glaze. Molded form. Exterior buff colored w/ overglaze painted decoration of Greek key border and black line banding. Soap dish. Cylindrical body w/ wide circular flanged mouth receiving a pierced cylindrical liner. Circular lid w/ pierced decoration and knop finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1870
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
DISH, SOAP
earthenware
Earthenware
soap dishes
Dimensions
3.25 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.419.3A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25470

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