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Soap Dish

1977.720.3 (RS117042)

Description

Rectangular body with canted corners and straight, slightly bulging sides; flange and foot ring; conforming slightly domed lid with applied strap handle; white clay body with white glaze; transfer print polychrome decoration of stylized Grecian urn with fruit and gold and blue gilt.

Details

Maker
Haviland & Co. (Maker)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Print marked: ""Haviland/Limoges""
Location of origin
Limoges, France
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
vitrification
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
DISH, SOAP
Earthenware
earthenware
Fruit
fruit
Grecian
Greek (ancient)
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
Semi-Vitrified
soap dishes
Urn
urns
vitrification
Dimensions
3.375 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.720.3
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4488

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