Soap dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-23765

Description

3-part soap dish. 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

soap dishes
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ 40"" [w/ anchor] This mark used 1800-1860. The ""40"" stands for 1840. 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

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.25 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5682.2A-C