Soap Dish with Strainer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-40028

Description

Rectangular porcelain soap dish with interior strainer. Dish exterior enameled on each side with a medallion framing flowers. The medallions are surrounded by flowers on metallic gold ground. Strainer has exterior rim border of scrolls and flowers on metallic gold ground and four flowers on interior. Lid is missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
soap boxes
toilet sets (washing sets)
porcelain
enameling
hand-painted
Chinese export
Container, Soap
Dish, Soap
Dish, Soap

Label

Loaned to Fitchburg Art Museum. September 2000 to September 2002. Exhibition: Ceramics: Art, Industry and Craft.

Additional Identification Number

1938.1331F
1938.1331G

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Mellus

Accession Number

1938.1331.6AB