Drug jar

Description
This blue monochrome drug jar has a cobalt blue stylized floral motif and scrolls. There is a cobalt blue and yellow-brown escroll in the center of the container inscribed with gothic script.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
ca 1500
Date made
1500 - 1550
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 17 cm; 9 1/4 in x 6 11/16 in
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
ID Number
1991.0664.0497
catalog number
M-05709
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 421
catalog number
1991.0664.0497
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Drey, Rudolf E.A.. Apothecary Jars
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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