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
Object Name
jar
albarello
Date made
1575 - 1599
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.5 cm x 9 cm; 5 5/16 in x 3 17/32 in
place made
Italy
ID Number
1991.0664.0518
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05730
collector/donor number
SAP 442
catalog number
1991.0664.0518
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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