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Wash stand set (8)

Wash stand set (8)
Title
Wash stand set (8)
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Whiteware
Dimensions 
see individual records
Description 
Eight piece molded whiteware covered slop pot, covered commode (or change pot), basin, large and small pitcher, jar, cup, and three piece soap dish with handles, appendages in low relief and decorated with printed floral decals in brown and hand-painted violet, blue, pink, yellow with feathered golden edges and painted stylized leaves and geometric motifs near the appendages.
Credit Line 
Purchase from the Estate of Charles G. Thompson
Object Number 
1942.649a-l
Marks 
printed: in brown on base: "Royal Semi-Porcelain/ (crown)/Johnson Bros./England" impressed: on large pitcher: rose mark impressed: on small pitcher: "3" or "8"
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, these pieces are semi-porcelain.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group