Toothbrush Vase

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-4500

Description

Cylindrical globular form with U-shaped lip; foot ring; white clay body with underglaze green transfer print; "Utica" pattern; alternating stripes of carnations and stylized leaves with geometric and floral border; cartouche border at lip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

toothbrush holders
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Ironstone
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Utica
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Carnation
Leaf
HOLDER, TOOTHBRUSH

Inscription

Printed mark: ""Minton""

Pattern

Utica

Associated Building

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

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; England

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.723.5