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Powder box with cover

1949.540AB (RS119658)

Description

Box: white body with transparent glaze. Circular tub-shaped with "strapping" at top and bottom. Cover: shaped ear handles meant to receive rope or bail handle. Applied finial handle. Overglaze enameled sprig decoration of cornflower-like flowers.

Details

Maker
Copeland Spode (Maker)
Date
1847-1856
Inscriptions
Underglaze blue mark on bottom: [symbol]
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
bone china
enameling
gilding
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
porcelain
reeding
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Bone China
bone china
BOX, PUFF
Cornflower
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
glazing (coating)
Molded
molding (forming)
porcelain
Possibly floral patterns
Possibly flowers (plants)
powder puffs
reeding
Ribbed
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
3.375 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.540AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8103

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