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Object ID 1996.027.013
Object Name Commode
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Alexis I. Du Pont
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1870
Description Portable commode with four feet that support a banded, barrel-like form made up of identical staves. It has a hinged, flat lid that opens onto a white glazed porcelain toilet bowl with a walnut lid.
Dimensions H-19 Dia-16.5 inches
Owned Mr. & Mrs. Alexis I. du Pont
Provenance Apparently came from Hagley House (built 1814 as a house for the Director of the Mills).
Subjects Furniture
Toilets
Search Terms Furniture
Commodes
Portable Commodes
Toilets
Hagley House
Room Nursery
Material Wood; ceramic bowl