Soap dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-23771

Description

White granite 3-part soap dish; pink and gold floral branches around body and cover; teal band around neck of dish; gilded band around rims and base; cover w/ foliated square handle. A= dish B= flat strainer inside C= cover

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Ironstone
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""MERCER/ WARRANTED/ CHINA""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Mercer Pottery Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5685A-C

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