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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.
figure- and animal-derived motifs
red jungle fowl
Stamped on bottom: ""UNION/ PORCELAIN/ WORKS/ GREENPOINT/ N.Y."" ""U.P.W."" w/ eagle's head w/ letter ""S"" in its beak (see sheet attached to worksheet w/ info. on this company--this mark was filed for registration on May 4, 1877).
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
Union Porcelain Works (Maker)
Greenpoint, NY, USA
4.75 (H), 6.625 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
New York state (United States)