Pair of Tobacco Jars w/ Brass Lids

Pair of Tobacco Jars w/ Brass Lids
Title
Pair of Tobacco Jars w/ Brass Lids
Date 
1740-1760
Medium 
Earthenware, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 x 9 3/4 in. ( 40.6 x 24.8 cm )
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
Object Number 
1968.33
Marks 
painted blue underglaze: on underside of jar: three bells [Brye Klocken factory mark] painted blue underglaze: on obverse of jar: "No. 18"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group