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Soap Dish with Strainer

1938.1331.6AB (RS214668)

Description

Rectangular porcelain soap dish with interior strainer. Dish exterior enameled on each side with a medallion framing flowers. The medallions are surrounded by flowers on metallic gold ground. Strainer has exterior rim border of scrolls and flowers on metallic gold ground and four flowers on interior. Lid is missing.

Details

Label
Loaned to Fitchburg Art Museum. September 2000 to September 2002. Exhibition: Ceramics: Art, Industry and Craft.
Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Container, Soap
Dish, Soap
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
soap boxes
soap dishes
toilet sets (washing sets)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1331.6AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Mellus
GUSN
40028

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