Chamber Pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1848

GUSN

GUSN-2790

Description

Staffordshire transfer-print ironstone child's chamberpot; squat, globular body on low ring foot with rounded outflared rim and strap handle; light-blue transferprint scenes of exotic buildings in a landscape and leafy vine trim, marked IRONSTONE/FRIBURG/G. PHILLIPS, LONGPORT.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chamber pots
ironstone (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
transfer printing
underglazing
pastoral
Ironstone
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Thrown
Pastoral
POT, CHAMBER

Inscription

On the bottom underside is a maker's mark, the text of it reads: ""IRONSTONE/FRIEBUG/G. PHILLIPS LONGPORT""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Phillips, George (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.25 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1240