Earthenware drug jar for extract of poppy

1590-1800 in Italy

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Tin-glazed earthenware drug jar, polychrome decoration for extract of poppy ( ESTRATTO DI PAPVERO). 127 mm x 143 mm diameter, 750 g. Decoration depicts a monk gesturing to the Christogram, bordered by floral motifs. Unknown maker, Italian, possibly Castelli, 1590-1800.