This albarello has cobalt blue and brown bands dividing the jar into three sections. The upper section features blue boxes and fan designs. Around the waist of the jar is a white band with a cobalt blue inscription that reads TVSVEV MNICOLA LVXV. The lower section is decorated with blue vines and flowers.

Date Made: 1400 - 1450

Location: Currently not on view

Attributed To: Italy: Tuscany, Florence

Subject: Pharmacy


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0514Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05726Collector/Donor Number: SAP 438Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0514

Object Name: jaralbarello

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 30.5 cm x 15.2 cm; 12 in x 5 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_993505

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