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Description (Brief)
This albarello has a predominantly white glazed background with bands of crosshatching at each shoulder. At the waist is a band of spiral vines. George Urdang, co-author of the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue believed the spiral designed suggests this jar came from Florence.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 17.4 cm x 11.4 cm; 6 27/32 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 446
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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