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Toothbrush Dish with the Monogram of William T. Walters

ca. 1862; gilded 1867

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

This toothbrush dish comes from a monogrammed toilet set that was ordered by William T. Walters in 1867. In spring 1868 it was packed and shipped to Baltimore, along with linens and curtains.

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  • Title: Toothbrush Dish with the Monogram of William T. Walters
  • Creator: French
  • Date Created: ca. 1862; gilded 1867
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: French, Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (French, active 1756-present)
  • Provenance: Commissioned by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1867. Acquired by Philip B. Perlman, Baltimore, mid 20th century (?); by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1960.
  • Object Type: dishes
  • Medium: porcelain
  • Inscriptions: [Monogram] WTW
  • Exhibitions: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
  • Dimensions: H: 3 1/8 x W: 8 9/16 x D: 3 9/16 in. (7.9 x 21.7 x 9 cm); Dish H: 1 1/2 x W: 8 1/4 x D: 3 5/16 in. (3.8 x 21 x 8.4 cm); Lid H: 1 11/16 x W: 8 9/16 x D: 3 9/16 in. (4.3 x 21.7 x 9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Bequest of Philip B. Perlman, 1960
  • Classification: Ceramics
  • Accession Number: 48.2223

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