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English Transferware Chamber Pot with Lid

1991.1112AB (RS21381)

Description

Of domed octogonal form with a pagoda shaped knop, with a blue transfer print in repeated exotic landscapes. The knop and border is of trellis pattern and scrolled reserves with fantastic Chinese/Indian issue buildings. The squat conforming base has panelled sides, a flarring molded rim, [illeg.] molded "C" shaped handle and canted foot ring. The sides and interior are printed with exotic scenes. The rim and foot ring are printed with a trellis motif scrolled reserves with exotic buildings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Transfer printed on the bottom, within a scrolled cartouche is: CASTLE/SCENERY/JF
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
chamber pots
Chinese
Indian
Indian (South Asian)
Landscape
Pagoda
Pearlware
Possibly pearlware
POT, CHAMBER
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
9 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1112AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3326

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