Soap dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1835-1870

GUSN

GUSN-25470

Description

Orangey-buff colored clay body w/ colorless glaze. Molded form. Exterior buff colored w/ overglaze painted decoration of Greek key border and black line banding. Soap dish. Cylindrical body w/ wide circular flanged mouth receiving a pierced cylindrical liner. Circular lid w/ pierced decoration and knop finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
earthenware
Earthenware
DISH, SOAP

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.25 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.419.3A-C