PINGVED? V?

PINGVED? V?

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Description
This albarello-shaped drug jar is decorated with the image of a gray bearded monk holding a staff in one hand and a snake in the other. The second image is of a castle. Both images are surrounded by flowers and birds. The escroll across the lower shoulder is marked, PINGVED? V?. A good portion of the glaze has peeled off from the surface particularly around the lower shoulder area.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
albarello
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 7 3/16 in x 4 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0554
catalog number
M-05766
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 478
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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