RAD D PINOG

RAD D PINOG

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Description
This albarello is probably of Germanic origin. It has a white-gray glaze and is decorated with concentric blue rings at the neck and above the foot.
A crudely painted armorial shield sits atop a baroque-style scroll in the center of the body. The label is marked RAD:D:PINOG in manganese. The oval medallion within the shield is divided into three sections. At the top of the shield is a black eagle and at the center is an animal figure. The bottom has three red stripes on a white field curving to the left. This jar would have contained the roots of the (PINOG) plant, an unidentifiable plant species.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.2 cm x 12.4 cm; 9 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.1096
catalog number
1991.0664.1096
accession number
1991.0664
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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