Overall (confirmed): H. 12 3/4 x W. 11 3/8 x D. 10 3/4 in. (32.4 x 28.9 x 27.3 cm)
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 604
Jars such as this were found in apothecary shops, filled with the product described on the cartouche, in this case "Lactuce [con]diti," possibly a form of preserved lettuce ("Lattuga"), or a plant with sedative powers, Lactusa virosa.
Inscription: In Gothic characters on reverse: LACTUCE QDITI
George and Florence Blumenthal , Paris and New York (before 1926–41; bequeathed to MMA)