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Description

Square wooden frame w/ overhanging serpentine top w/ tacked on red and white patterned rug. Side has hinge and chain. Applied columns and capitals on corners extending below to form turned tapered legs w/ stylized turnip feet. Box bottom has beaded edge. Two sides have metal bracket handles. Interior opens onto hinged wood top w/ chamfered circular hole. Circular enameled tin chamber pot w/ flat rim--blue exterior and white interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cloth
oak (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cloth
COMMODE
commodes (French chests of drawers)
Oak
oak (wood)
Synthetic Fabric
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
17.625 x 17.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.332AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25879

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