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Canister and lid

Canister and lid
Title
Canister and lid
Date 
ca. 1764
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Octagonal tin-glazed earthenware canister; with two molded handles and lid with bird finial; blue underglaze floral decoration.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1940.271ab
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
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, the maker's mark reads "V. Duijn"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group