This is a French art glass spittoon dating to the 19th century, circa 1870.
The glass is two layers of opaline. The interior layer is pink and the exterior layer is white.
The spittoon is 5” high and 9” wide at the top.
The rim is round and rolls under.
The glass is transparent. In the last photo I show my hand through the glass. The glass is light and delicate, not heavy at all.
The pontil is round, indented, and polished smooth.
There are two areas of what I believe are ash flecks from the kiln on the outside of the cuspidor or spittoon, the first on the neck and the second on the bottom, and I point to both places with red arrows; the first area is observable in quite a few photos. In looking down at the top of the spittoon, there are two small dark areas where ash is embedded within the glass.
There are no chips, nicks or cracks.
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