Tin glazed earthenware albarello made for the Franciscans

Made:
1601-1750 in Italy

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Tin glazed earthenware albarello made for the Franciscans, probably Italian, 1601-1750, featuring gold crown and crest design with two crossed arms, hands with holes in and in front of a cross.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A42582
type:
albarello
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust