Apothecary Jar, Albarello

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Description (Brief)
This albarello has vivid green, yellow and blue-green glazes. The center of the oval shield depicts the back of a nude woman and the other side of the container is a man's profile within a larger circle.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
16th-17th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25.5 cm x 15 cm; 10 1/16 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0546
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05758
collector/donor number
SAP 470
catalog number
1991.0664.0546
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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