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Apothecary jar (albarello)

Date:
ca. 1530–40
Culture:
Italian, Castelli
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Height: 7 11/16 in. (19.5cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1049
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: Below, a label inscribed: V basilicon
Not established. According to a customs label on the base, the piece must once have been in a French collection.
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