Close Stool Pan

Close Stool Pan

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Tapered cylindrical, handleless pot with horizontal, single-reeded rim and rounded bottom on an applied, concave foot ring; made to be placed in a commode chair or stool. Plain body. Several letters and numbers lightly scratched into bottom underside. No marks apparent.
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Object Name
pan, close stool
date made
1770 - 1800
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 6 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 26.9875 cm
rim width: 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm
base diameter: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
Household Tools and Equipment
Personal Accessories
Personal Hygiene
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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