Pottery mark on ceramic from Japanese destroyer, Truk Lagoon

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Pottery mark on ceramic from Japanese destroyer, Truk Lagoon

Post by silvano jung » Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:27 pm

Hi all

I've been approached to identify a potter's mark, found on a ceramic piece from a Japanese destroyed, wrecked in Truk Lagoon. It's completely stumped me, but if anyone can help, please see attached image. Suggested id. was that it's from a Dutch flying unit?

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Re: Pottery mark on ceramic from Japanese destroyer, Truk La

Post by CaliViper84 » Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:32 pm

I want to say the crown does indeed look Dutch, wondering what the N and S could be standing for.

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Re: Pottery mark on ceramic from Japanese destroyer, Truk La

Post by CaliViper84 » Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:53 pm

The wings suggest something with flight. I did find this in a creative Google search:

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Re: Pottery mark on ceramic from Japanese destroyer, Truk La

Post by Trukdiver44 » Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:12 am

This is from the Japanese destroyer Oite, on a ceramic wash bowl. It is on display at the Kimuiuo Aisek Memorial Museum, Chuuk, dedicated 13 September 2014.
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