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Tobacco jar with lid

Tobacco jar with lid
Title
Tobacco jar with lid
Date 
1740-1750
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
overall, with lid: 15 1/2 x 9 in. ( 39.4 x 22.9 cm )
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
Object Number 
1968.32ab
Marks 
painted: on underside of base in cobalt blue: "CpK" painted: within cartouche in cobalt blue: "RAPPE DE DUINKERKE."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group