Syrup jar for opium

Made:
1740-1760 in England
maker:
Unknown

Handleless syrup jar, tin-glazed earythenware, cherub and shell motif, used for opium syrup (S.E. MECON), empty. 185 mm x 138 mm diamter (foot), 797 g. Unknown maker, English, 1740-1760.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A42980
Materials:
earthenware (tin-glazed) and empty
type:
syrup jars controlled drug, pharmacy (ceramics) and opium, pharmacy (ceramics) and syrup jars
credit:
Wellcome Trust