On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
On bottom, printed in black:
"UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." in rectangle with apsidal ends.
Another mark, probably eagle head with banner, partially legible.
"2" incised in glaze.
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Spittoon, ca, 1885. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 1995.150.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.150.1_bw.jpg)
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Spittoon, porcelain. Circular, flattened spherical form with wide flaring rim above. White body decorated with a broad black band containing green leaves, brown vines and blue and yellow blossoms around mid-point and a similar band with pink and yellow blossoms on interior of rim; these bands are flanked by gold lines.
CONDITION - Some wear and scratches to painted decoration, especially to gold lines at rim.
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