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Lidded soap dish and liner

Staffordshire, England



3-1/2 in x 5-5/8 in x 4-5/8 in


Transfer-printed white earthenware

Credit Line

Historic Odessa Foundation, The David Wilson Mansion, Inc.

Accession Number


Condition Notes

The lid handle has broken off and is missing.


Ex coll. Mrs. E. Tatnall (Mary Corbit) Warner.


Although not catalogued until 2013, this three-part soap dish is en suite with a pitcher and water basin, accession no. 1971.789.  The transfer-printed designs are identical in places and of the same color.

The ogee-shaped body of the soap dish mimics the larger baluster shape of the pitcher.  The soap dish is a rectangle with canted corners that also relate to the pitcher. domed lid.  The domed lid follows the shape of dish, as does the transfer-printed liner inside.