Albarello

Description
This albarello has an off-white background glaze, with two yellow "C" scrolls surrounded by blue decorations. A saint, possibly John the Baptist, is depicted in the center of the jar. He is holds a lamb, a book, and a long, thin cross. The back of the container is decorated with blue foliage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27.7 cm x 15.5 cm; 10 29/32 in x 6 3/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0628
catalog number
M-05840
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 552
catalog number
1991.0664.0628
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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