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Chamber Pot

Chamber Pot

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot, chamber
date made
1825 - 1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: New England
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 cm
rim diameter: 8 in; 20.32 cm
base diameter: 4 9/16 in; 11.58875 cm
ID Number
DL.388644
catalog number
388644
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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