The balustroid body of the tin glazed earthenware jars decorated in shades of blue with a camulet-smoking Indian under a large tobacco plant with a large covered vase behind him, inscribed with B. RAPPE. Further a large barrel and bales of tobacco on the left inscribed with V.O.C. With ships on the background. With original brass dmed cover. Marked on the bottom in underglaze blue with a bottle, JT for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND - 1876 - 1878
No year letter or painter’s initals.
No impressed mark with Joost Thooft & La Bouchere - in a circle
Only shown as from Piccardt, the former owner of De Porceleyne Fles.
Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson on Pags 18 Fig 02 – 17
Delftware – History of a national product De Porceleyne Fles Pages 78-79 Fig.10.
De Porceleyne Fles – Wedergeboorte van een Delftse Aardewerkfabriek by Veen / Reflex Page 77 Fig, 5
Height: 24,5 / 35 cm. (9,7 / 13,8 inches.)
Diam.: 21,5 cm. (8,5 inches.)
Weight: 2.228 grams.