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Soap Dish

1971.1058AB (RS118001)

Description

A) White clay body with white glaze; globular rectanguloid form with canted corners; high, wide rim with shallow flange at mouth receiving recessed cover; blue transfer print decoration of "Apple Blossom" pattern of floral sprigs with elaborate scroll border on rim. B) Conforming domed lid surmounted by curvilinear handle with trefoil terminals.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1833-1848
Inscriptions
Printed ""Wm. Ridgway, Son + Co.""
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Apple Blossom
DISH, SOAP
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
soap dishes
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1058AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5966

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