Ell indo mia

Description
This blue monochrome albarello is decorated with cobalt blue vines and leaves. The escroll in the center of the container is inscribed with gothic script that reads Ell indo mia. This jar possibly could have contained an electuary (or paste) of Indian major leaf.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1500
Date made
1500 - 1550
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm x 13.3 cm; 7 7/32 in x 5 1/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0493
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05705
collector/donor number
SAP 417
catalog number
1991.0664.0493
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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