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“Low Humorous” Wedding Present. A Chamber Pot. Early 1800's

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Seller: tecumseh43 (1,341) 99.5%, Location: Newnan, Georgia, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 183069701986 Early 1800’s “Low Humorous” Wedding Present. A Chamber Pot that Has a Verse for Present and for Marriage. With Typical Ceramic Frog inside the Pot & a Wide Eye Man Hands & Eyebrows Raise up Exclaiming “Keep Me Clean and Use me well and what I see I shall not tell” The verse on the outside of the Pot are also “Low Humor” and a Fad that was Very Popular During the 18OO’S. An Old Tale which is… “Crabtree”, “Look in Your Chamber pot before you use it”, Which was Smart Advice at the time. One Handle Has Been Professional Restored Years ago. No Other issues. Other examples: The Most Notorious was Butler’s General Order No. 28 of May 15, 1862, a “woman of the town plying her avocation”, i.e., a prostitute. The Chamber Pot With General Butler Face put in the Bottom of a Pot was a response to Order No. 28.”They Sold off the Shelf to the Women of New Orleans” An example of Napoleon. A Image of This hand painted pearlware chamber pot dates to c. 1790-1835. The image of Captain Basil Hall on the interior suggests that the owners were not fond of Captain Basil Hall. The practice of including portraits inside chamber pots became popular during and directly following the Colonial period in America, specifically portraits of kings. Researching on the web for my Example, I found several Decoration Types, of “Marriage ~ Present” Chamber Pots so it must have been a Very Popular one. Makers of Chamber Pots would add “Low Humor” to their products as they Sold Faster. All images are taken in Natural Light. Size is approximately 5.5" x 10.25 x Size. Please view my images for a better view of the Condition and Color as it is part of my description. Feel free to ask any questions you may have. If you are not happy with your purchase, I am not happy. Please feel free to return the item if you are not. All items or professionally packed to assure safe arrival. Satisfaction guaranteed! Funds must be received within five days of my notice to you, if not item may be offered to the under bidder. Any claims, oversights on my part or item not received must be made with five days of payment. Please note: Other items that I have listed may be seen with this item. Please note the ending date as some items may end before this item. Solely for your interest. Bid with confidence please see my feedback & Other Bottles Listed No Auction Fees, No Call Backs, Inexpensive Shipping Shipping $15.00 & Tracking Number & Insurance included in the Continental USA I will Combine items if Possible, if they fit in the same Box. In Fairness to Others, I do not End my Auctions. Satisfaction Guaranteed Thank you for taking your time for looking, I appreciate your consideration. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Original/Reproduction: Original, Primary Material: Ceramic & Porcelain, Age: 1800-1849

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