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

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Delft Blue and White “Rappe” Tobacco Jar

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Delft blue and white “Rappe” urn-shape tobacco jar with lid, Netherlands, circa 1790-1809. Inscribed “Rappe” and decorated with coastal scene and seated “Amerindian” figure. Rappe was a coarse kind of snuff made from darker tobacco leaves.

  • 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: 14
  • Dimensions: H 14 in x DM 8.75 in