Soap Dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4488

Description

Rectangular body with canted corners and straight, slightly bulging sides; flange and foot ring; conforming slightly domed lid with applied strap 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

soap dishes
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
vitrification
fruit
Greek (ancient)
urns
Ironstone
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Urn
Fruit
Grecian
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Print marked: ""Haviland/Limoges""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Haviland & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Dimensions

3.375 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.720.3