MID-ATLANTIC DECORATED STONEWARE SPITTOON, salt-glazed, "1" gallon capacity mark on top edge, deeply waisted cylindrical form with pronounced foot and oval drain hole. Brushed cobalt dropped-feather decoration full round. Circa 1870. 4 1/2" H, 8 1/2" D rim. Provenance: Property of a Virginia private collector.
Undamaged except for a very faint short hairline off center hole.