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Chamber Pot

Description

Pearlware child's chamber pot ; squat, irregular bulbous body on low, flared foot; flat overhanging rim and scroll handles; decorated with hand-painted underglaze blue floral decoration and blue bands to rim and foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
pearlware
throwing (pottery technique)
underglazing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
chamber pots
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
pearlware
Pearlware
POT, CHAMBER
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
3.25 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1239
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2789

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