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Closet Table

Closet Table

Closet Table

Made by John Meads (1777-1859)

Albany, New York


A pair of closet tables were purchased by George Clarke (1768-1835) from John Meads on October 19, 1813 for £28.0.0. Closet tables were an early form of toilet, basically a chamber pot enclosed within a cabinet that would be used in a bedroom. They could also be used as a side table.

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