Ceramic Po & Soap Dish

Ceramic Po & Soap Dish

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Reference

80147

A hand painted ceramic Chamber Pot with Soap Dish.

The scenes to these two toiletry ceramics show a reversal of fortune with a tiger in a landscape that extends around the bowl. The soap dish shows a mounted hunter shooting at the tiger, while the po shows a hunter being attacked by a tiger whilst two other men watch from the far riverbank. The rims of the bowls have a gilt edge with further gilt decoration to the handle of the po. There are no maker's marks. Circa 1840.

Size of Po is given.

Dimensions:

Height 13.5 cm / 5 516"
Width 20.5 cm / 8 332"
Depth 25.5 cm / 10 332"
Year

Circa 1840

Medium

Ceramic

Exhibitions
The Great Escape

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