Spittoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-25601

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

Descriptive Terms

spittoons
yellowware
Yelloware
SPITTOON

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

American Pottery Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Dimensions

3.313 (H), 8.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.632

Places

New Jersey (United States)