Gold Stenciled 5 Piece Washbowl & Pitcher Set made by "K.T. & K. Co. " Circa 1900 !!! Artist Marked in Gold paint on bottom of both pitchers "4018/12".
Stark Blue & White with embossed "Leaves & Scrolls" Pattern 5 Piece Washbowl & Pitcher Set made by "K.T. & K. Co. " factory.
American made & marked by the K.T. & K. Co. = "Knowles, Taylor and Knowles Co." of East Liverpool Ohio. (est. 1854 to 1929)
Eagle under Monogram bottom Marks for K.T. & K. Co. with Semi - Vitreous Porcelain surround are Circa 1900, using first date system with last number designating the Year.
Washbowl & Water Pitcher set also Includes a medium sized Hair Rinsing Pitcher, a Toothbrush/Cup Holder, and a Mouth Rinsing Cup.
Would look great on your Wash Stand in your Home, or displayed in the hallway of a Bed & Breakfast.
Condition : Overall Very Good Set with a slight spider "Y" fracture in the 3 part Soap Dish Side, as seen in the second last photo. No Chips found on the Outside Profiles, with normal glaze crackle from over 100 years of age. Has a single round paint blemish from the factory on the top edge of the Wash Bowl, as seen in the last photo.
See Book Ref. ; DeBolt 's Dictionary of American Pottery Marks
By : Gerald DeBolt
Page : 72 mark = Circa 1900
illustrations : Mark is last on right.
Dimensions : Pitcher inside Washbowl measures 12 1/2 inches High, and 16 1/2 inches across the Bowl diameter.
Weight : Combined set is 12 Pounds and 8 Ounces. Shipping weight well packed will be 20 Pounds.
(Will Not Ship Internationally, because something always gets broken)