late seventeenth to early eighteenth century
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.9 cm )
Wheelthrown white earthenware cylindrical jar with concave sides, rounded base and shoulder, with handpainted underglaze blue decoration of a shield with lion set in scrolling framework with crown, tin-glazed.
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 300-1
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