Chamber Pot


Wide-mouthed, side-handled, bulbous pot with narrow, everted rim and slightly rounded bottom on an applied, concave foot ring or base. Double, reverse C-scroll strap handle has rounded thumbrest and slightly flared lower terminal with oval attachment. Horizontal seam at midbody, visible inside bowl. No marks apparent.

Date Made: 1825 - 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: EnglandPlace Used: United States: New England

Subject: Household Tools and EquipmentPersonal AccessoriesPersonal Hygiene


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388644Catalog Number: 388644Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: pot, chamber

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 1/2 in x 10 in x 7 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 25.4 cm x 19.3675 cmrim diameter: 8 in; 20.32 cmbase diameter: 4 9/16 in; 11.58875 cm


Record Id: nmah_306583

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