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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Snuff Jar

1764-1773 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

White bulbous jar tapering to foot, with the word 'STOKVIS' painted in a scrolled cartouche with trellis diaper, all painted in blue.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Thrown tin-glazed earthenware, painted in blue
Brief description
Snuff jar, tin-glazed earthenware, inscribed “Stokvis” in a cartouche, made by de Porceleyne Schotel factory, Netherlands (Delft), 1764-73
Physical description
White bulbous jar tapering to foot, with the word 'STOKVIS' painted in a scrolled cartouche with trellis diaper, all painted in blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.7cm
  • Approx. diameter: 20cm
Marks and inscriptions
'STOKVIS'
Credit line
The Wyatt Bequest
Subject depicted
Other number
LOAN:WYATT.3 - previous loan number
Collection
Accession number
C.186-2003

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Record createdJanuary 9, 2004
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