A fine, mid-18th century, Dutch, delftware, tobacco jar with brass cover, inscribed “Het Wapen Van Texel” (The Arms of Texel) around the arms of Texel and “No 8”

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Inscribed “Het Wapen Van Texel” (The Arms of Texel) around the arms of Texel (an island to the north of Holland) and the number “No 8”. The bottom with the mark “B P”. Decorated in blue on a white glaze. Probably Dutch, circa 1750. .
Reference: “BP” The registered mark for De Vergulde Blompot, 1734/90.
Height : 45.50 cm./18 in.

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