Chamber pot (pot de chambre rond)On display
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Chamber pot (pot de chambre rond)
Artist/makerVincennes Porcelain Factory (1740 - 1757) (manufacturer)
Material and technique
soft paste porcelain
Dimensions14.4 cm (height)
at rim 14.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Sir Bernard Eckstein, 1948.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.
Dawson, Aileen, Eighteenth-century French Porcelain in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 1996), 46