Albarello

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Description (Brief)
This albarello has a red wooden lid, and a white under glaze with blue, yellow and green fruit and flowers. A portrait of a man wearing a helmet is depicted within a green shield of leaves. George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue describes this as 17th century from northern Italy or Switzerland.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.3 cm x 13.5 cm; 11 15/16 in x 5 5/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0674
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 598
catalog number
1991.0664.0674.01
1991.0664.0674.02
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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