Delft "Tabac de St. Vincent" Tobacco Jar | Skelton Culver

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Delft “Tabac de St. Vincent” Tobacco Jar

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Delft “Tabac de St. Vincent” tobacco jar circa 1780. Ceramic urn-shape jar from the Netherlands in faience with blue painted leaves encircling “Tabac de St. Vincent” in black. This Dutch tin-glazed jar was made to contain a variety of tobacco grown in St. Vincent (Beginning in the 18th century the island of St. Vincent produced tobacco for export to Europe). Face-shape handles and brass lid.

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