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Spittoon (15)

Object Number: 
1947.544a-o
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 in. ( 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Earthenware spittoon; squat body with flared lip and handle; buff-bodied with clear lead glaze and brown slip lines.
Gallery Label: 
This spittoon was found in 1910 by Reginald P. Bolton and others at 181st Street and Broadway in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group