Sponge dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18840

Description

Ironstone wash set; white w/ blue and gilt floral decoration; water pitcher, basin, chamber pot, soap dish w/ liner, sponge dish, toothbrush holder; transfer printed w/ Damask Rose pattern; gold banded edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
rose (genus)
floral patterns
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Sprig
Damask Rose
Rose
DISH

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""DAMASK ROSE/ DAVENPORT"" [w/ floral branch and banner] Impressed on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ OPAQUE CHINA"" [w/ anchor]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3 x 7.75 (HxW), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1476.5AB