A mint condition Royal Doulton Art Deco 12.5cm (5in) Tobacco Jar by Winnie Bowstead (the Base) and Maud Bowden (the Lid). The deeply incised lines that define the shapes of the flowers and the colour blocks are very much in the style of Vera Huggins, who may well have been the designer.
The tobacco jar has the impressed Royal Doulton mark with lion and the series number X8951. The base is signed in monogram by Winnie bowstead and the lid is signed in monogram by Maud Bowden. The tobacco jar weighs 954g.
The tobacco jar is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks, crazing, restoration or significant scratches. The rubber sealing ring is present and in good condition.