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Chamber Pot

From the Collection of Hume City Civic Collection 40 Macedon Street Sunbury Victoria

Description
A cream colour ceramic chamber pot with handle.
Size
H13.4 x Dia. 23cm
Object Registration
1602
Keywords
houses, chamber pots, domestic items, george evans collection
Historical information
These chamber pots were used in houses prior to sewerage connections which then allowed toilets to be built closer to houses and eventually inside houses. The chamber pots were usually placed under the beds or sometimes in a special chair which was called a comode chair.
Made By
Swinnertons (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
underneath - "SWINNERTONS..."
Last updated
12 Sep 2019 at 11:01AM