Antique French cast iron spittoon/crachoir

Antique French cast iron spittoon/crachoir

A late 19th/early 20thC antique French crachoir or spittoon. Heavily made in black painted cast iron, it stands on four pronounced scrolling feet and is quite shallow. Very decorative and versatile, it is perfect for trinkets, as a soap dish or adding elevation to displays of bottles and pots.

 

Often filled with sand, they were used in bars, cafe's and the home when there was little objection to spitting in public and many people chewed tobacco.

 

Condition: In great antique condition with minor paint loss but no major damage.

 

Approximate dimensions: 21cm x 14.5cm

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£55.00Price
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