Pesaro Pitcher

Description
This 18th century pitcher from Pesaro, Italy, has a pinched spout and an applied strap handle with a green glaze. The bottom of the pitcher is marked"T. M. The image on the jar depicts the Biblical story of the Annunciation, when the Archangel Gabriel told the Virgin Mary she was to give birth to Jesus.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
pitcher
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 15 cm x 17 cm; 7 7/8 in x 5 29/32 in x 6 11/16 in
overall: 7 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in; 19.05 cm x 15.875 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0581
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05793
collector/donor number
SAP 505
catalog number
1991.0664.0581
subject
Pharmacy
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Religion
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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