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Moorcroft Cornflower Tobacco Jar Humidor  McGill University Crest

Moorcroft Cornflower Tobacco Jar Humidor McGill University Crest

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Pottery: Pre 1920: Item # 1373531

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We are very pleased to be offering you today a very beautiful early 20th century circa 1912-13 Moorcroft Cornflower pattern Tobacco Jar / Humidor with a screw on cover. It is beautifully decorated with tube lined Cornflowers and scrolling leaves in purple,pink tones on a mottled green background. The center of the screw on cover has the Armorial Crest and Motto of McGill University in Montreal Quebec Canada. The inside of the lid is also printed with the McGill Crest and surrounded with a Latin inscription.The base is marked with a painted green W Moorcroft signature and a painted red pattern number M3031/S and also impressed numerals which look like 965 ?.Condition is excellent no chips, no cracks, no crazing, no restoration. On these rare Moorcroft Cornflower Tobacco Jars /Humidors the screw on tops are often damaged and as the thread gets chipped making the lid unable to be screwed on and sometimes off.However, this example for sale here is in excellent condition with no chips, or damage.This is a rare piece of Moorcroft in excellent condition and of interest to both Moorcroft collectors and especially to those that went to this old and prestigious University. Approximate Dimension's Height 3.8 inches -9.6 cm. Diameter 5.8 inches - 14.7 cm