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D1214. Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Pattern Ovoid Jar and Cover

Delft, circa 1710

Unidentified IW mark in blue, probably for Theodorus (called Dirck) Witsenburgh, the owner of De Witte Ster (The White Star) factory from 1690 until his death in 1700, and then used presumably by his family as owners until 1705

Painted boldly around the body with four scaly dragons against a ground of entangled flowering vines continuing onto the cover, its slightly domed top with a single dragon amidst the vines.

Height: 32.6 cm. (12 13/16 in.)

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