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Pottery by Frackelton

Decorated soap dish with lid and drain
Decorated soap dish with lid and drain
Imported English porcelain blank
Hand painted by Susan S. Frackelton, 1880-1890
Porcelain with decoration overglaze
1958.1328F-H

White porcelain soap dish (f) is oval-shaped with bulbous sides, a fluted neck, and a base ring. All decorations are hand-painted overglaze with the neck and upper body painted in reddish-brown and gilt. The border forms a trefoil design and there are white cartouches and oval medallions with a lattice motif. The base ring is painted in reddish brown and gilt. White porcelain oval strainer (g) has hand-painted leaves in shades of reddish-brown and outlined in glit. White porcelain lid (h) is oval and domed with fluted edges and a molded handle in a belt-and-buckle shape. Lid has a reddish-brown decoration like that of the dish, and the handle is outlined in reddish-brown and gilt.

Porcelain blank may be made by Cumberlidge and Humphreys, Gordon Pottery, Tunstall, England. Part of a toilet set along with 1958.1328, 1958.1328A-B, 1958.1328C, and 1958.1328D-E that was the personal property of Susan Frackelton and likely decorated by her. Donated in 1958 by Frackelton's daughter, Gladys F. Seely.

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