Hairpin box

Date

1849

GUSN

GUSN-23764

Description

Rectangular hairpin box. Part of wash set w/ teal, orange and gold jewel-like design. Cover w/ acorn finial; gold band around rim and base; tag inside w/ initials "M.T.S."

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
hair accessories
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
BOX, HAIRPIN

Inscription

Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 49"" [w/ anchor] This mark used 1800-1860. The ""49"" stands for 1849. Impressed stamp on bottom: ""1-72""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2.5 x 8 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5682.1AB