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

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Delft Blue and White “Martini” Tobacco Jar

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Delft blue and white “Martini” tobacco jar circa 1840. Urn-shape jar with brass lid from the Netherlands. In faience with blue painted leaves encircling “Martini.” This Dutch tin-glazed jar was made to contain a variety of tobacco cultivated on the Caribbean island of Martinique.

  • Period: 19th century
  • Condition: Good
  • Condition details: Minor chipping, pitting, crazing and losses to glazed finish.
  • Materials: Tin-glazed faience and brass
  • Ref number: 07
  • Dimensions: H 15.5 in x W 11 in x D 8.5