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Tobacco jar

Tan colored glaze with decoration in browns: leafy branches encircling 3 dragons holding banner inscribed "Drakenburg" over "13". Curved sides and small everted lip. Large domed brass cover with turned finial.

Provenance

Charles Hitchcock Tyler (b. 1863 - d. 1931), Boston; 1934, bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

Dutch or German, 18th century, probably 19th century

Object Place

Delft

Accession Number

34.145a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics