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    Austrian Black Figural Tobacco Jar. Rare lidded jar, circa 1900, molded as a young black girl in a bonnet holding up a grinning pig. European images of Blacks such as this one seem to be mere genre pieces lacking the racist undertones of American figurals marketed during this era. Stamped "AUSTRIA JMN (?) 3626" on the bottom of the base. 8.75" high. Extra fine condition.

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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