Wash basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-23762

Description

Ceramic wash basin w/ green and red banding around rim and red band around interior and around tapered base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
BASIN

Inscription

Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 40"" [w/ anchor and illegible inscription underneath] This mark was used ca.1800-ca.1860. The ""40"" stands for 1840. Impressed stamp on bottom: ""11-74/ 4""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4.75 (H), 14.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5680