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Square wooden frame w/ overhanging serpentine top w/ tacked on red and white patterned rug. Side has hinge and chain. Applied columns and capitals on corners extending below to form turned tapered legs w/ stylized turnip feet. Box bottom has beaded edge. Two sides have metal bracket handles. Interior opens onto hinged wood top w/ chamfered circular hole. Circular enameled tin chamber pot w/ flat rim--blue exterior and white interior.
commodes (French chests of drawers)
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),
17.625 x 17.25 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Edward P. Casey