Spit Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-2138

Description

Round bentwood form with four tapering finger laps, bentwood rim with straight lap, held together with brass tacks, natural finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spittoons
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Shaker
Bentwood
SPITTOON

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

5 5/8 (H), 12 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.149