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Posted 4 years ago

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This item appears to be a brass quail bird. It is hollow and has two round base-type appendages. It will not stand on the base-like appendages, so it must have been attached to some type of object like a box or some furniture, furnishing, or decorative piece. It was discovered in the ground around an old housesite and we suspect the housesite was circa 1800-1890.

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  1. oceanluvin, 4 years ago
    pocket spittoon?
  2. tom61375 tom61375, 1 year ago
    Looks like an antique pocket spittoon.

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