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Spittoon

Item Information

Title:
Spittoon
Description:
Ceramic spittoon; white with animal design; rooster, grasshopper, walrus, turtle, fox, muskrat; animals in red with red and blue grass surrounding them; black band around rim.
Maker:
Union Porcelain Works
Date:
1877–1920
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
spittoons
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foxes (animals)
grasshoppers (animals)
musquashes
red jungle fowl
Chelonia
walrus
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Rooster
Grasshopper
Walrus
Turtle
Fox
Muskrat
Places:
New York
Extent:
4.75 in. (H) Diameter: 6.625 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Accession #:
1998.397
Identifier:
18361