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Pair of Tobacco Jars w/ Brass Lids

Object Number: 
1968.33
Date: 
1740-1760
Medium: 
Earthenware, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 9 3/4 in. ( 40.6 x 24.8 cm )
Marks: 
painted blue underglaze: on underside of jar: three bells [Brye Klocken factory mark] painted blue underglaze: on obverse of jar: "No. 18"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tobacco jar with blue underglaze decoration; ovoid body with narrow, flared rim; decoration on obverse consisting of cartouche with elaborately scrolled and multi-patterned frame enclosing inscription, "No. 18"; brass cover in the form of a stepped dome with small hole in top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group