Cosmetic Jar

Object Number: 
2002.1.434
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
2 x 3 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This ceramic cosmetic jar has a purple central drawing of a man looking into a mirror stroking his chin on the lid surrounded by the words "Taylor's Saponaceous Compound/ This Celebrated Shaving Soap has been in use more than Thirty Years, and meets with increasing Favour/ Manufactured by H.P. & C.R. Taylor, Philadelphia/ Business Established in 1820".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group