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Accession # 1995.150.1
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Spittoon
Date ca, 1885
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm)
Marks 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.
Credit Line Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf K (Ceramics)
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.