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Pharmacy Jar

16th century
Made in Valencia
Earthenware, tin-glaze (lusterware)
Overall: 12 5/8 x 6 5/16 in. (32 x 16.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Maurice Chabrières-Arlès, Lyon and Paris; George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (until 1941)
Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 3, Works of Art, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1926. pl. XXXIV.

Husband, Timothy B. "Valencian Lusterware of the Fifteenth Century: Notes and Documents." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 29, no. 1 (Summer 1970). p. 17, fig. 6.

Husband, Timothy B., and Jane Hayward, ed. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: Dutton Publishing, 1975. no. 126, p. 115.

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