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Soap Dish

Description

Rectangular shallow body has inverted centers on sides which sharply taper to rectangular base; polychrome floral motif on sides, repeated on lid; lid is domed corresponding shape form with flower-bud finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1869
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom ""d. 178"" with registry mark. ""Nov 15th 1869""
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
creamware
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Bud
creamware
Creamware
DISH, SOAP
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
soap dishes
Dimensions
1.875 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1390AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6625

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