Soap dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18751

Description

Porcelain dish, irregularly shaped; white w/ gold edging and floral decoration w/ butterfly; 2 edges faintly engraved w/ foliate pattern; pink, blue, and brown floral branch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
glazing (coating)
handmade
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Porcelain
Handmade
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
Butterfly
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Painted on bottom: ""0736/ 14""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1441