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Soap Dish

1977.721.4A-C (RS117043)

Description

Rectanguloid body with straight sides and slightly flared lip; conforming domed lid with knop handle; set-in pierced strainer; white clay body with polychrome transfer print pattern of classical Grecian mythical figures; pink border band at lip; brown, orange and black bands at foot, lip and handle.

Details

Maker
W. T. Copeland & Sons (Maker)
Date
1885-1910
Inscriptions
Impressed mark: ""Copeland & Sons""
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England; Stoke, England, Stafforshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
DISH, SOAP
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
figures (representations)
Grecian
Greek (ancient)
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
Semi-Vitrified
soap dishes
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vitrification
Dimensions
4 x 16.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.721.4A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4492

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