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Description
This Albarello drug jar has a flared lip and foot. The central motif is a double-headed eagle wearing a crown and a shield with a grayish-white glaze with blue, yellow, green and magnesium decoration. The eagle is flanked by two putti sitting among blue and green foliage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
Date made
18th Century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.1 cm x 4 cm; 8 5/16 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0577
catalog number
M-05789
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 501
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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