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Polychrome-decorated Delft Snuff Jar

Auction:
2855B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2855B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome-decorated Delft Snuff Jar, Holland, 18th century, the floral and scroll decoration surrounding central medallion inscribed "HAVANNA," with later brass lid, (minor wear), ht. 12, dia. 8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Minor wear on the rim and base, few minor glaze scratches, no obvious cracks or repairs.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Netherlands, Smoking, Snuff, Tobacco

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