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Ell:Hiere Pier:N

Ell:Hiere Pier:N

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Description
Tureen has a flared neck and domed foot. The vessel and its mate have a deep blue glaze over a white glazed background with serpents heads for handles. A label within the escroll is marked, Ell:Hiere Pier:N: The bottom of the foot is glazed and depicts a lighthouse, the makers mark according to pharmaceutical Historian George Urdang of a well know Genovese pottery shop.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Tureen
Date made
18th Century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.5 cm x 25 cm; 8 1/16 in x 9 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0582
catalog number
M-05794
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 506
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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