Delft Blue and White "Manilla" Tobacco Jar | Skelton Culver

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Delft Blue and White “Manilla” Tobacco Jar

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Delft blue and white “Manilla” tobacco jar with stepped brass lid, Netherlands, circa 1790-1809. Decorated with floral cartouche, within which “Manilla” is inscribed. Manilla refers to a mild variety of tobacco popular at that time. De Drie Klokken (Three Bells) mark on bottom.

  • Period: 18th century and earlier
  • Condition: Good
  • Condition details: Minor chipping, pitting, crazing and losses to glazed finish.
  • Materials: Tin-glazed faience and brass
  • Ref number: 24
  • Dimensions: H 14 in x DM 8.75 in