Shaving basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-26133

Description

Imari type shaving basin. The deep rim of the bowl is fluted. Indented bottom with circular foot ring. Rim of bowl has red, blue, brown decoration with some gold. Glaze appears irridescent over this decoration. Bottom of bowl has squat green bowl with floral arrangement. Underside has two floral motifs. One side of rim is pierced with two holes for hanging thong and opposite edge has cutout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shaving basins
porcelain
Chinese export
floral patterns
Porcelain
Chinese Export
Floral
Basin

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

2.875 (H), 9.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1979.37