English Transferware Chamber Pot with Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3326

Description

Of domed octogonal form with a pagoda shaped knop, with a blue transfer print in repeated exotic landscapes. The knop and border is of trellis pattern and scrolled reserves with fantastic Chinese/Indian issue buildings. The squat conforming base has panelled sides, a flarring molded rim, [illeg.] molded "C" shaped handle and canted foot ring. The sides and interior are printed with exotic scenes. The rim and foot ring are printed with a trellis motif scrolled reserves with exotic buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chamber pots
pearlware
transfer printing
Chinese
Indian (South Asian)
Pearlware
Transfer Printed
Pagoda
Landscape
Indian
Chinese
POT, CHAMBER

Inscription

Transfer printed on the bottom, within a scrolled cartouche is: CASTLE/SCENERY/JF

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1112

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

9 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1112AB