Soap dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-14328

Description

Plain bowl w/ foot ring and top border of molded bamboo staves; pierced dish shaped fitted insert w/ blue transfer-printed image of a windmill; domed lid w/ molded crossed pattern of bamboo around a twig and leaf finial and blue T.P. image of sheep in a landscape repeated 4 times around sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
toilet sets (washing sets)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
SET, TOILET

Inscription

Impressed on underside: ""COPELAND/ THE ASHBURNE/ F/ B1""; also impressed British registry mark which translates to date of June 9, 1876.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Copeland (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.25 (H), 5.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.341.6