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Toilet pot and cover

Toilet pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Coalport (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Toilet-pot of urn-shaped, encrusted with applied flowers, with a single flower forming the knob of the cover.

Place of Origin

Coalport (made)


ca. 1830 (made)


Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Object history note

Part of a set of a tray and pair of toilet-pots and covers C.555 to D-1935.

Descriptive line

Toilet pot and cover, porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Coalport Porcelain Factory, Coalport, ca. 1830.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Old English porcelain. London: Faber & Faber, 1948, Pl. 111B p. 221.


Porcelain; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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