French Majolica Tobacco Jar with Roosters Pecking the Ground, circa 1870

A French majolica tobacco jar from the late 19th century, with petite roosters pecking the ground. Born in France during the third quarter of the 19th century, this lovely tobacco jar features a central wicker basket style lidded container accompanied with its small bucket, both of them decorated in a beige color accented with a pink trim. Two petite roosters are avidly pecking the bowl presenting a light turquoise finish on the inside, perfectly contrasted by the brown hue of the birds' feathers and outer surface, the ensemble being adorned with green foliage. With its small dimensions and lovely décor, this French majolica tobacco jar, circa 1870 will be a charming addition to any home, particularly in a den, living room or office.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 8 1/8" L x 5" H x 6 1/4" D
Inventory Number: Z101
Price: $1,950