Hairpin box

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-23774

Description

Hairpin box w/ scrolled foliate design around center dish and red, green, pink, and gold floral branches around body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Impressed on bottom of large dish (.1ab): ""DAVENPORT"" [w/ anchor symbol] This mark was used 1800-1860. Stamped on bottom of large dish (.1ab): [floral wreath w/ ""FLORAL"" inside and ""DAVENPORT"" underneath]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

1.25 x 8 (HxW), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5686.3