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Chamber Pot

Description

Staffordshire transfer-print pearlware chamber pot, of squat globular form with a low straight foot, a flat overhanging rim and a strap handle. It has a underglaze blue transfer-print decoration of figures in a country landscape with cows and houses in the forground and background, as well as a conforming design to the interior center and a floral design on the rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pearlware
throwing (pottery technique)
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
chamber pots
Floral
floral patterns
Landscape
pearlware
Pearlware
POT, CHAMBER
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.125 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1241
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2791

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