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Mexican Pottery Chocolate Jar Iron Lock & Key Talavera
Item Details
Description
Extremely rare Mexican Colonial Tin Glazed Earthenware Chocolatero, or Chocolate Jar, with hand forged iron locking lid. Jar and iron work date to 18th century. Painted majolica green red and manganese, Chinese inspired decoration. The jar was used to protect valuable spices, such as Chocolate or Vanilla in a wealthy house.. Height 11 ½ Inches (29.5 cm) Width 7 ½ Inches (19.0 cm)
Condition
Very good condition, some firing flaws and glaze issues, one small loss to openwork wrought iron rim.
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Mexican Pottery Chocolate Jar Iron Lock & Key Talavera

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000
Nov 15, 2015
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Starting Price $1,000
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0023: Mexican Pottery Chocolate Jar Iron Lock & Key Talavera

Sold for $5,000
14 Bids
Est. $2,000 - $4,000Starting Price $1,000
Fall Sale of 111 Extraordinary Antiques
Nov 15, 2015 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 0023 Details

Description
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Extremely rare Mexican Colonial Tin Glazed Earthenware Chocolatero, or Chocolate Jar, with hand forged iron locking lid. Jar and iron work date to 18th century. Painted majolica green red and manganese, Chinese inspired decoration. The jar was used to protect valuable spices, such as Chocolate or Vanilla in a wealthy house.. Height 11 ½ Inches (29.5 cm) Width 7 ½ Inches (19.0 cm)
Condition
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Very good condition, some firing flaws and glaze issues, one small loss to openwork wrought iron rim.

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