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Albarello

Albarello

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Description
This bright blue and white albarello has bands of cross hatching at the collar. Blue stripes divide the container into sections. Large blue balls surrounded by elongated triangular shapes with collars. Urdang attributed this albarello to 15th century Florece. 1954 G. Folch Jou felt this piece was of Spanish origin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
Date made
1400 - 1499
place made
Italy
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.5 cm x 15 cm; 12 13/32 in x 5 29/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0515
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05727
collector/donor number
SAP 439
catalog number
1991.0664.0515
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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