Turned Covered Paint Decorated Wooden Tobacco Jar
Possibly used to store tobacco. Original putty paint decoration.
Very similar to the one sold in the Marjorie Larmon Auction p36.
North American, 19th century, decorated with a stylized leaf or feather pattern, the lid with turned knop handle,
Approximate Dimensions: Height to top of lid: 7 3/4", to top of jar 6 1/2", diameter of base 4 1/2", of top 6".
Condition: As found, no damage or restoration or repaint evident. Very minor stable stress crack as expected from age & use. See photos.