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Canister and lid

Object Number: 
1940.272ab
Date: 
1700-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
marked: maker's mark in blue underglaze, illegible
Description: 
Octagonal tin-glazed earthenware canister with two molded handles and lid with bird finial (broken off); blue underglaze flowers throughout.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group