Paint, parcel gilt, mahogany, brass, ivory, ceramic bowl
49 x 59 x 50 cm
Place of origin
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Hughenden, Buckinghamshire (Accredited Museum)
A cream-painted and parcel gilt mahogany box night commode or close stool, English, circa 1870. The hinged top opening to reveal a fitted seat with circular lid over a blue and white ceramic bowl, a brass flush mechanism with pull cord and ivory handle to the front corner and foldaway arms for support, the box panelled and standing on flattened bun feet. The pair to NT 428705.