A Blue and White Dutch Delft Tobaccojar 'Tonka'


Price: € 1500


  • Blue and white jar and brass cover
  • The ovoid body is painted on the front with an Indian chieftain smoking a pipe and seated on a pedestal beside a covered tobacco jar inscribed 'Tonka' before a tall leafy tobacco plant. To the right two ships under sail, and to the left a barrel revealing tobacco leaves beside other cargo vessels
  • With a associated brass lid
  • Mesurement with lid: 37cm. (14.56")
  • Marked BP in blue for De Vergulde Blompot (The Gilt Flowerpot) factory
Origin
Holland
Period
18e eeuw
Material
Dutch Delft Earthenware
Signature
Marked BP in blue for De Vergulde Blompot (The Gilt Flowerpot) factory
Reference
115-674
Sizes
26 x 23 cm

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