Chamber Pot

Chamber Pot

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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.
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Object Name
pot, chamber
date made
1825 - 1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
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
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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