Albarello

Description
This albarello drug jar has a thin waist and a flared lip. The jar is decorated with muted green, yellow, and brown glazes, and features a central image of a head of a putti, or cherub, framed in an oval.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.7 cm x 15.3 cm; 9 11/32 in x 6 1/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0551
catalog number
M-05763
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 475
catalog number
1991.0664.0551
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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