Toothbrush Jar

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4487

Description

Cylindrical bulbous vasi-form body with wide circular mouth; applied C-scroll handle; white clay body with white glaze; transfer print polychrome decoration of stylized Grecian urn with fruit and gold and blue gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

toothbrush holders
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
vitrification
fruit
Greek (ancient)
urns
Ironstone
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Urn
Fruit
Grecian
HOLDER, TOOTHBRUSH

Inscription

Print marked: ""Haviland/Limoges""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Haviland & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.875 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.720.2