Drug Jar

Description (Brief)
This albarello-shaped drug jar is decorated with blue arches or false gadroons. In Apothecary Jars by Rudolf Drey, a similar jar to 1991.0664.0648 through 1991.0664.0664 is illustrated, and attributed to Savona, a seaport town in northern Italy, and has a similar blue and manganese pallet. The Roman numeral X has been glazed onto the bottom of the foot.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Italia: Liguria, Savona
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 cm x 11.5 cm; 7 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0657
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 581
catalog number
1991.0664.0657
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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