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Apothecary Jar, Albarello

Apothecary Jar, Albarello

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Description (Brief)
This yellow, cobalt blue and green waisted drug jar has an oval medallion with a white robed saint is surrounded by foiliage and bands of geometric designs at the shoulders.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
jar, albarello
albarello
date made
ca 1600
attributed
Italy: Marches, Castel Durante
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25.2 cm x 14.5 cm; 9 15/16 in x 5 11/16 in
overall: 10 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 25.7175 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0547
catalog number
M-05759
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 471
catalog number
1991.0664.0547
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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