Trivet

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880

GUSN

GUSN-19284

Description

Ceramic trivet: "LADIES NIGHT 1880" incised; in smaller red letters: "MARTIN MILMORE"; square tile; dirty white; hieroglyphic-like markings throughout; papyrus plant next to writing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trivets
earthenware
incising
Egyptian (ancient)
Egyptian Revival
hieroglyphics
Earthenware
Incised
Egyptian
Hieroglyphics
TRIVET

Inscription

Embossed on bottom: ""J. & J.G. LOW/ PATENT ART TILE/ WORKS/ CHELSEA MASS."" [w/ 2 crossed keys]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883 (Sculptor)
J. & J.G. Low (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chelsea, MA, USA

Dimensions

4.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1044

Places

Massachusetts (United States)