Albarello

Description
This blue and white albarello features an image of a rabbit standing on its hind legs, climbing a large plant. Blue bands encircle both shoulders of the jar, punctuated by slashes of blue slips.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.8 cm x 10 cm; 9 3/8 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0604
catalog number
M-05816
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 528
catalog number
1991.0664.0604
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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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
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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