Chamber pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-14327

Description

Off-white glazed earthenware porringer w/ flaring rim; decorated w/ molded bamboo staves; squarish leafy handle; sides have blue transfer-printed images of man in a landscape w/ 2 horses repeated 4 times; domed lid w/ same scene repeated 4 times; crossed molded pattern of bamboo w/ twig and leaf finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chamber pots
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
SET, TOILET

Inscription

Impressed on underside: ""COPELAND/ THE ASHBURNE/ F/ B1""; also impressed British registry mark which translates to date of June 9, 1876.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Copeland (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

7.25 x 10.75 x 9.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.341.5AB