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albarello

albarello

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Description
This albarello-shaped drug jar has an off-white under glaze and simple geometric motifs at both the upper and lower shoulders. The central image within the waist is a cartoon-like portrait of a man in profile against a blue background. The man has a mustache and goatee and is wearing a green hat and shirt. The portrait is flanked by vertical sections of stylized green leaves.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.2 cm x 15 cm; 10 5/16 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0558
catalog number
M-05770
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 482
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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