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Spittoon/Vase

Spittoon/Vase
Title
Spittoon/Vase
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 6 in. ( 16.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Amber and aquamarine blown glass spittoon or cuspidor with so-called "lily-pad" decoration; squat globular body curved in at shoulders with a narrow neck and wide flaring rim with outward-folded edge, with second gather of glass tooled up into six peeks; with applied aquamarine disc foot with crimped edge.
Object Number 
INV.3815
Gallery Label 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a mortar and pestle set with an amber body and an aquamarine base dating to the late-nineteenth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group