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Toilet Casket

1918.1169AB (RS206903)

Description

Oblong dish with interior divider and lid for holding straight razors or toothbrushes. Pearlware with blue flower and scroll transfer-print pattern on interior and exterior. On the top of the cover is a blue transfer-print landscape with circular building with columns and dome.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1840
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Places
Malden (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Case, Razor
dishes (vessels)
Earthenware
earthenware
pearlware
Product, Shaving
toothbrush holders
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 7 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1169AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
28385

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