late 17th century, early 18th century
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Molded baluster shaped tin-glazed earthenware jars decorated in blue underglaze with loosely painted flowers and leaves.
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
These could possibly be dry-drug jars.
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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