Cosmetic Jar

Object Number: 
2002.1.438
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
3 x 2 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This wooden cup and stand, shaped a bit like an egg cup, held shaving soap. The paper label on the top reads "Handy Shaving Soap/ D.S. Brown & Co./ Makers/ New York" and on the bottom "David S. Brown & Co./...unrivaled reputation among the Barbers of the United States for their/ Shaving Soap.. makes thick creamy lather...will not dry or smart the face".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group