Wash basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-23751

Description

Ironstone wash basin; round w/ tapered base and overhanginglip; paneled on top portion of interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
ironstone (pottery)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Ironstone
Hebe shape
BASIN

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""IMPERIAL/ IRONSTONE CHINA/ JOHN ALCOCK"" [w/ Royal Arms] Impressed stamp: ""JOHN ALCOCK/ HEBE SHAPE"" [also registration mark which gives date May 7, 1853--see worksheet for drawing]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Alcock, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.75 (H), 13.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5673