Delft Blue and White “Rosegeur” Tobacco Jar lamp | Skelton Culver

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Delft Blue and White “Rosegeur” Tobacco Jar lamp

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Delft blue and white “Rosegeur” urn-shape tobacco jar with lid, Netherlands, circa 1780. Inscribed “Rosegeur” and decorated with coastal scene and seated “Amerindian” figure. Rosegeur, or Rozengeur, refers to rose scented tobacco favored for use with water pipes. Stepped brass lid with simple knob handle. De Drie Klokken (Three Bells) factory mark on bottom of jar.

  • 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: 28
  • Dimensions: H 14 in x DM 8 in