Glass bottle, painted with saintly figure
Glass bottle, painted with saint, possibly Saint Peter, from the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Florence
This highly decorated bottle shows the intersection between faith and medicine. The saintly figure, possibly Saint Peter, raises his right hand in greeting or blessing.
- Medical Glass-ware
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overall (without lid): 258 mm x 140 mm x 95 mm, 1.06 kg
overall (with lid): 282 mm x 140 mm x 95 mm,
- Loan, Wellcome Trust