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Stoneware chamber pot

Stoneware chamber pot

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Chamber pots were found in many homes in the United States before the advent of modern indoor plumbing. While some chamber pots were elaborately decorated, this example, made by Paul Cushman of Albany, New York, is strictly utilitarian. The piece is incised only with the name of the potter.
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Object Name
date made
Cushman, Paul
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
overall: 16.5 cm x 20 cm; 6 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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