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Pharmacy jar

Date:
ca. 1470–90
Culture:
probably Italian, Naples
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 11 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 6 1/2 in. (28.4 x 18.6 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.85.19
Not on view
Inscription: On white banderole around body, in blue, ".sy.de.papavero" (Syrupum de papavero, or Syrup of poppies)
[ Stefano Bardini (until 1899; sale, London, June 5, 1899, no. 24) ] ; Sigismond Bardac , Paris (by 1913) ; Mortimer L. Schiff , New York (before 1927–46, his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 4, 1946, no. 44; sold through French & Co. to MMA)
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