Soap Dish

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1833-1848

GUSN

GUSN-5966

Description

A) White clay body with white glaze; globular rectanguloid form with canted corners; high, wide rim with shallow flange at mouth receiving recessed cover; blue transfer print decoration of "Apple Blossom" pattern of floral sprigs with elaborate scroll border on rim. B) Conforming domed lid surmounted by curvilinear handle with trefoil terminals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap dishes
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Apple Blossom
DISH, SOAP

Inscription

Printed ""Wm. Ridgway, Son + Co.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1058AB