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Tobacco jar with lid

Object Number: 
1968.32ab
Date: 
1740-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
overall, with lid: 15 1/2 x 9 in. ( 39.4 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on underside of base in cobalt blue: "CpK" painted: within cartouche in cobalt blue: "RAPPE DE DUINKERKE."
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware turned bulbous-shaped tobacco jar with brass lid; lid has ball finial and stepped dome shape; jar has everted rim, bulbous shape, and cobalt blue painted decoration on front consisting of cartouche with flowers and vines, topped with fruit, and central inscription, "RAPPE DE DUINKERKE."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group