Outstanding Stoneware Child's Chamber Pot with Charming Poetic Inscription

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 150

Price Realized: $3,422.00

($2,900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Diminutive Stoneware Chamberpot with Incised Poem, New York State origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid form with footed base and flattened rim, the body profusely-incised with the cobalt-highlighted inscription: "Who toke me from my nice warm cot / Whether i want to P or not my mother / And Put on a cold cold pot / My mudder Boo hoo". Exceptional size and charming sentiment. Faint surface lines to rim. Otherwise excellent condition. H 3 3/4" ; Diameter 5 5/8".

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