Requires Photography

Deaccessioned October 25, 2012

Tobacco jar

Dutch or German
probably 19th century


Object Place: Delft

Dimensions

Height: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.145a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Tan colored glaze with decoration in browns: leafy branches encircling 3 dragons holding banner inscribed “Drakenburg” over “13”. Curved sides and small everted lip. Large domed brass cover with turned finial.

Provenance

Charles Hitchcock Tyler (b. 1863 - d. 1931), Boston; 1934, bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 5, 1934); October 25, 2012, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Skinner, Inc., Boston, April 10, 2014 (sale 2716M), lot 832.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler