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French Peeping Eye Chamber Pot

S/N:CE342

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Early 20th Century

  • £50.00
  • €59 Euro
  • $69 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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A humorous French 'Peeping Eye' wedding or bridal chamber pot, dating to the early 20th century. The front is decorated with handpainted flowers and the words "Vive la Mariée" ("Long Live the Bride"). The base inside is painted with a rather lurid eye! It bears no maker's marks.

These chamber pots were traditionally given as wedding gifts. They were presented to the happy couple on the morning following the wedding, usually filled with soup.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 11.5cm (4.53in)
  • W: 23.5cm (9.25in)
  • D: 21cm (8.27in)

Period: 

Early 20th Century

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GINGER TOM'S CURIOUS ECLECTIC

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Derbyshire
DE23, UK
United Kingdom

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Welcome to Ginger Tom's Curious Eclectic.  We are a husband and wife team, both with a lifelong interest in antiques. Our business stems from the usual collector turned dealer scenario.  As our own collections grew, it became obvious we needed to redistribute some items in order to make space to buy new treasures to feed our own habit.

Buying to sell seemed the natural progression from this. We have been involved in buying and selling since 2004, but have only recently taken the decision to establish an online presence. We don't specialise in any particular area, but our interests do influence our stock purchases to a degree.

Our stock includes a varied mix of unusual antique, interesting vintage and stylish contemporary objects that would suit many different settings. Our key criteria is that we only buy, and therefore only sell, items that we would have in our own home and believe that if we like something, others will too.

Our opening hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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