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Spittoon

1985.632 (RS118485)

Description

Molded yellow buff clay body w/ colorless glaze. Cylindrical form w/ finely molded berry and leaf relief decoration on sides enclosed by basal moldings. Slightly recessed flat bottom w/ impressed mark: "[circle] American Pottery Company/ Jersey City, New Jersey." Concave top is fluted and cants inward to a hole at center.

Details

Maker
American Pottery Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1850
Location of origin
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
yellowware
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
SPITTOON
spittoons
Yelloware
yellowware
Dimensions
3.313 (H), 8.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.632
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25601

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