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Close Stool Pan

Close Stool Pan

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
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)
Measurements
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
DL.388642
catalog number
388642
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
subject
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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