Pocket Sputum Flask

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A 20th century nickel plated sputum pot used for people with consumption (advanced tuberculosis) or bronchiectasis as a hygienic alternative to the floor.

Pressure on the catch opens the sprung circular lid from which a funnel drains into the container. When full the contents could be drained by unscrewing the smaller cap.

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