Item Details

Spittoon

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal
Summary
The spittoon is gold-colored, possibly made of brass plating over copper. There is an interior lip and a ridge around the middle of the bowl section. On the bottom is inscribed "Made in England."
Date Created
circa 1800 - 1949
Description
15.5 x 20 x 20 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01790
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