A Set of Five Blue and White Dutch Delft 'VOC' Tobacco Jars
The ovoid bodies are decorated with smoking Indian sitting amidst cargo including a parcel monogrammed "VOC"
Sailing ships in the distance
Each jar denoting a different type of tobacco content, inscribed with "VIOLET", "BLOEMTJES", "W:SNUÍF", "STRAASBURG", "MARTENIEK"
The bras lids en suite are from later date
Each marked with three bells in blue for De Drie Klokken (The Three Bells) factory
Height: 26cm (10,23"), with lid 38cm (14,96")
- Delft, Holland
- Circa 1790
Dutch Delft earthenware
- 38 cm
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