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Tobacco or tea jar 1791?

Dear all

This is a beautiful jar from my family

It has the marking as in the picture
It also has a writing

“Anna Maria Lau 1791 on it “

Can anyone identify it?

Can it really be 1791?

Thanks
Danny

No one can help here?

It doesn’t seem like it. Sorry…

Ok
Thanks. Hope for better luck next time.
Dany

1791 maybe a pattern number?
There is a stamp underneath in the center, can you get a better picture of that stamp. If you can date the stamp, it might answer your question.

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Thanks so much
Here it is

I thought the number was the year of birth of the last e named of the year it was given as a present.

1791 is definitely a date and not a pattern number as it is quite clearly part of the prick-marked inscription.

Date of birth of the lady or year it was given as a present.

I found a lady of that name who reached 18y in that date. Could be her.

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