Albarello pharmacy jar for mercury ointment, Italy, 1520-1560

Made:
1520-1560 in Deruta

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Albarello vase, Italian, fine specimen from Deruta, 16th century buff and rich blue maiolica, used for mercury unguent

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A42660
type:
albarello vase
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
credit:
Debacq