Tin-glazed earthenware (majolica)
H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1946 (46.85.15)
This jar is of a form used in pharmacies to store dry drugs. It probably comes from the Royal Pharmacy of the Castelnuovo at Naples. The portrait of a man painted on the jar strongly resembles Charles VIII of France, who entered Naples in triumph in 1495.