Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Spittoon</em>, 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, CUR.1995.150.1_view1.jpg)


Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca, 1885

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1995.150.1

Image: CUR.1995.150.1_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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