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Small Chamber Pot with Lid

1937.1387AB (RS206892)

Description

Small, green transfer-printed chamber pot with lid. Chinoiserie landscape with buildings in foreground and mountains in background. Flower and scroll pattern on pot rim, lid and surrounding scenes on body. Manufactured by Minton, England, and distributed by Jones, McDuffie & Stratton, England.

Details

Label
Loaned to Fitchburg Art Museum. September 2000 to September 2002. Exhibition: Ceramics: Art, Industry and Craft.
Maker
unknown
Date
1915
Per year cypher on base
Inscriptions
"J. Mc D. & S. Co. / England" (Jones, McDuffie & Stratton, Distributor's mark)
"MILTON" [in banner over globe with floating crown] (Maker's mark )
"5" [encircled] (Maker's year cypher)
Location of origin
England
Material
glazing (coating)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Descriptive terms
chamber pots
Chinoiserie
glazing (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Pot, Chamber
Receptacle, Human Waste
toilet sets (washing sets)
transfer printing
Dimensions
5 1/2 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1387AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Newton Webber Lamson
GUSN
39200

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