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Mid-18th century Swiss Spittoon at the Historisches Museum, Basel - From the curators' comments: "Little has been written on the history of hygienic utensils. At the time they were used they were no doubt taken for granted, and later discussion of them was prevented by decorum. In the field of ceramics this applies to the 'Bourdalou' (small transportable chamber pot) and the spittoon."

Mid-18th century Swiss Spittoon at the Historisches Museum, Basel - From the curators' comments: "Little has been written on the history of hygienic utensils. At the time they were used they were no doubt taken for granted, and later discussion of them was prevented by decorum. In the field of ceramics this applies to the 'Bourdalou' (small transportable chamber pot) and the spittoon."

bourdaloue decorato con fiori. Bourdaloue in ceramica decorata con motivi floreali, proveniente dalla zona del Lombardo-Veneto. (1700-1800)

bourdaloue decorato con fiori. Bourdaloue in ceramica decorata con motivi floreali, proveniente dalla zona del Lombardo-Veneto. (1700-1800)