D1642. Pair of Blue and White Tobacco Jars with Brass Covers
Delft, circa 1785
Each with a claw mark in blue for De Klaauw (The Claw) Factory
Each boldly painted on the front with a cartouche enclosed within foliate scrolls and patterned panels issuing further foliate scrolls and whorls, surmounted by an urn of flowers and leaves, and inscribed either RAPPEE DEHOLLANDEE or STRAASBÚRGER; the hammered brass covers surmounted by a mushroom-shaped knop.
Height: 26.5 cm. (10 7/16 in.); overall: 31 cm. (12 3/16 in.)