Toilet Casket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1840

GUSN

GUSN-28385

Description

Oblong dish with interior divider and lid for holding straight razors or toothbrushes. Pearlware with blue flower and scroll transfer-print pattern on interior and exterior. On the top of the cover is a blue transfer-print landscape with circular building with columns and dome.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
toothbrush holders
boxes (containers)
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Product, Shaving
Case, Razor
Earthenware
Case, Razor

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 7 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.1169AB

Places

Malden (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably