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Albarello

Albarello

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Description
This blue monochromatic albarello drug jar depicts the rear view of a man on horseback wearing a wide brimmed hat, who is riding towards several buildings on a hill. Historian George Urdang attributes this piece to early 18th-century Savona.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.6 cm x 12.5 cm; 9 11/16 in x 4 29/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0606
catalog number
M-05818
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 530
catalog number
1991.0664.0606
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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