Unusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th century

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 65

Price Realized: $147.50

($125 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th century. wheel-thrown spittoon with tooled rim and original drain hole at shoulder, the surface decorated with applied sawed branches and incised bark. Body of spittoon covered in a cream-colored glaze and decorated with brown, white, and gray slip highlights. Interior decorated with a white glaze covered with cobalt sponging. Rim chips. Shallow chips and wear to some applied sawed branches. H 3 1/2" ; Diameter 8 1/2".


Unusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th centuryUnusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th centuryUnusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th centuryUnusual Rustic Spongeware Spittoon, American, late 19th or early 20th century

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