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Accession number 1962.017
Catalog Number 1962.017.0001
Object Name Box, Spit
Description Round box designed to be used as a spit box. Entire box is stained yellow ochre. Three fingers lap jointed to the right and secured with copper nails. Additional strip of wood all the way around the top of the box is jointed on a straight lap and secured with two small copper nails. The bottom of the box is also stained, and there are several cracks in the wood. The inside of the box is also stained. Sides of box are secured to the bottom by a series of copper nails. Many of the nails around the bottom are coming loose.
Diameter (in) 8.5
Height (in) 3.875
Material Wood with yellow ochre stain and copper nails