Canister and lid

Object Number: 
1940.271ab
Date: 
ca. 1764
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
marked: maker's mark in blue underglaze, "vduyn" (Van Duijn) with V and D joined together is probably the mark of Jan Van Duijn, who operated the Porseleine Schotel (the Porcelain Dish) factory, Delft. His mark was registered in 1764. - LG 3/19/08
Description: 
Octagonal tin-glazed earthenware canister; with two molded handles and lid with bird finial; blue underglaze floral decoration.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the maker's mark reads "V. Duijn"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group