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Shaving basin

Description

Imari type shaving basin. The deep rim of the bowl is fluted. Indented bottom with circular foot ring. Rim of bowl has red, blue, brown decoration with some gold. Glaze appears irridescent over this decoration. Bottom of bowl has squat green bowl with floral arrangement. Underside has two floral motifs. One side of rim is pierced with two holes for hanging thong and opposite edge has cutout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Basin
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Floral
floral patterns
porcelain
Porcelain
shaving basins
Dimensions
2.875 (H), 9.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.37
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26133

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