Apothecary jar (albarello), Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), Italian, Naples

Apothecary jar (albarello)

Date:
ca. 1480–1500
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Height: 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1117
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: A label inscribed: MARCO BELL
Mrs. Walters Cacciola, Taormina, Sicily; Ercole Canessa, New York; Mortimer L. Schiff, New York (Sale, Parker-Bernet, New York, May 4, 1946, lot 77); [French and Company, New York]