Albarello

Description
This white albarello displays a blue shield divided into four sections with depictions of two castles and two lions. A yellow–brownish free–form label below the shield has been left blank, to be filled in by the apothecary.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1575 - 1599
place made
Italy
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.5 cm x 9 cm; 5 5/16 in x 3 17/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0518
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05730
collector/donor number
SAP 442
catalog number
1991.0664.0518
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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