Albarello

Description
This albarello drug jar has blue and yellow stylized flowers surrounded by scrolls and blue and green leaves. Three bands of yellow encircle the jar at the shoulder, at the waist, and just above the foot.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
date made
ca 1500
Date made
1500 - 1550
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.2 cm x 13.7 cm; 10 5/16 in x 5 13/32 in
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
ID Number
1991.0664.0498
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05710
collector/donor number
SAP 422
catalog number
1991.0664.0498
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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