Tin-glazed earthenware syrup jar

Made:
1601-1700

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Tin-glazed earthenware syrup jar, polychrome decoration, possibly from Castelli, probably 17th century

This syrup jar is highly decorated, with a green and yellow floral design with blue accents. At the front is a religious figure with a halo, and a large bird with a crown.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A42652
type:
syrup jars, pharmacy (ceramics) and pharmacy (ceramics) and syrup jar
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust