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TOBACCO JAR

Made by: Unknown

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

Jar is shaped like the head of a mn wearing an Oriental headdress. He has moustache and goatee and wears eariings and has a ruffled collar. His headdress has feathers and a large jewel on the front and another feather lying on the top of his cap which forms the cover and handle. Base is plain.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
TOBACCO JAR
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
21.6 × 12.7 × 10.5 cm (8 1/2 × 5 × 4 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.33.1-2
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973