Chamber Pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6623

Description

Two-part molded bulbous body with pinched waist and flared, cross-hatched rim; applied "C" handle; circular lid with domed center and knop finial; brown and white transfer pattern of floral with vines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chamber pots
earthenware
transfer printing
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Earthenware
Orchid
Orchid
Transfer Printed
POT, CHAMBER

Inscription

Pattern name printed on bottom ""ORCHID""; inscribed ""IVORY.""

Pattern

Orchid

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

7.5 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1388AB