Albarello

Albarello

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
Date made
1400 - 1450
attributed to
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.5 cm x 15.2 cm; 12 in x 5 31/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0514
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05726
collector/donor number
SAP 438
catalog number
1991.0664.0514
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
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