Pedestal porcelain eye bath

Catalogue Number: 2956
Pedestal porcelain eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Late 19th Century
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Shropshire, England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Maw
Description Of Item: Porcelain pedestal eye bath with underglaze blue decoration and lines of gilding around bowl rim and foot. The pattern of decoration is given in Sturrock; Eye Baths 2012, as the 'straw flower pattern' or 'strohblumen muster'. Traces only of gilt letters under foot which may include 'M' and 'W'. Dimensions: 52 x 50 x 36 mm.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: Sept 2016
Condition: Very good, gilding worn
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18

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