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
date made
1500-1599
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.3 cm x 13.2 cm; 8 in x 5 3/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0510
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 434
catalog number
1991.0664.0510
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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