A chamberpot is made of earthenware (and more recently plastic) and is used for urinating (especially at night). Obviously, it needs to be emptied in the morning..
Chamber po…ts go back to before plumbing was built into houses, They were for pump-ships, ships that pass in the night. pump-ships night urinations, The pots were usually in a set of porcalin chamber ware: water Jug; wash bole; tooth-brush holder; shaving cup; soap bowl; and chamber pot; wodden wash table. (MORE)