Albarello

Description
This blue monochromatic albarello has a stylized floral motif with a circle in the center just below the shoulder. There is a sword flanked by a band of dots just above the upper shoulder and a band of cross hatched lines below the lower shoulder. An escroll in the center of the container is inscribed with gothic script.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
albarello
date made
1500-1599
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.3 cm x 13.2 cm; 8 in x 5 3/16 in
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
ID Number
1991.0664.0510
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 434
catalog number
1991.0664.0510
subject
Pharmacy
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Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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