Bedpan

1830–50
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

7.62 x 40.64 x 28.57 cm (3 x 16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.1877

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

Cap on end of handle unscrews for drainage.

Provenance

Early history unknown; part of the bequest to the MFA from Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald, Weston, Massachusetts, in 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald