Soap Dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1885-1910

GUSN

GUSN-4492

Description

Rectanguloid body with straight sides and slightly flared lip; conforming domed lid with knop handle; set-in pierced strainer; white clay body with polychrome transfer print pattern of classical Grecian mythical figures; pink border band at lip; brown, orange and black bands at foot, lip and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
vitrification
transfer printing
Greek (ancient)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
figures (representations)
Ironstone
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Grecian
Transfer Printed
Classical Figure
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Impressed mark: ""Copeland & Sons""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1977.721ABC

Maker

W. T. Copeland & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England; Stoke, England, Stafforshire

Dimensions

4 x 16.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.721.4A-C