Albarello

Description (Brief)
This albarello has a predominantly white glazed background with bands of crosshatching at each shoulder. At the waist is a band of spiral vines. George Urdang, co-author of the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue believed the spiral designed suggests this jar came from Florence.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
albarello
date made
1600-1699
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17.4 cm x 11.4 cm; 6 27/32 in x 4 1/2 in
place made
Italia: Toscana, Firenze
ID Number
1991.0664.0522
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 446
catalog number
1991.0664.0522
subject
Pharmacy
Art
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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