Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.2 cm )
Octagonal tin-glazed earthenware canister; with two molded handles and lid with bird finial; blue underglaze floral decoration.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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
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