Here is a vintage piece (1970's) from the Chicago Rock Island Pacific Railroad.The Railroad was incorporated in 1847 and went bankrupt in 1984. It is a cuspidor or spittoon ,but can be used for an umbrella stand or flower vase. Does have some dents on it (see pics). Made of brass. Measures 14.5 ' tall and 10" in diameter. A great piece for the railroad collector. Email with any questions you may have. FREE SHIPPING!!!!!