Commode

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-25879

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
brass (alloy)
cloth
oak (wood)
tin (metal)
Oak
Tin
Brass
Synthetic Fabric
COMMODE

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

17.625 x 17.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.332AB