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Brass spittoon. The spittoon has an undecorated surface. The base is cast in a series of levels, and the body is bulbous. The neck widens towards the top and the lip of the container flares outwards. The underside has two holes and a copper fixing in the centre. Label: one exhibition label, with a black and red border, printed. The label has broken in half.

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spittoon
nn14346
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  spittoon

Place
India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  India 

Materials & techniques
brass; copper
Additional material & technique information
material: brass (overall)
material: copper (fixings)
Measurements
overall: 242 mm x 165 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 242 mm x 165 mm


Related subjects
theme: Family and Home
material: brass
brass (alloy)
material: copper
object name (Horniman Ethno.): spittoons

Record created 2004-09-23 by RHOLLEY
Record last updated 2014-06-20 by FKERLOGUE