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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tobacco Jar

ca. 1880 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Porcelain tobacco box and lid in form of a squatting caricatured person of Oriental appearance.


Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tobacco Jar Base
  • Tobacco Jar Lid
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, with enamel decoration.
Brief description
Porcelain tobacco box and lid formed as a grotesque squatting person of Oriental appearance, Voigt Factory, Germany, ca. 1880.
Physical description
Porcelain tobacco box and lid in form of a squatting caricatured person of Oriental appearance.
Credit line
Given by Julie and Robert Breckman.
Collection
Accession number
C.91:1-2001

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Record createdMay 17, 2002
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