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Tobacco jar

Tobacco jar

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, with enamel decoration.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Julie and Robert Breckman.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case A1, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Porcelain tobacco box and lid in the form of a German matron of ample proportions, the lid forms the upper part of her figure.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)


ca. 1880 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, with enamel decoration.

Descriptive line

Porcelain tobacco box and lid formed as a German matron, Germany, ca. 1880.






Ceramics Collection

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