Syrup jar for poppy syrup

Made:
1670-1770 in Italy
maker:
Unknown

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Earthenware polychrome maiolica glazed syrup jug with spout and foot used for poppy syrup (S. d. papavero) now empty. 190 mm x 140mm diameter, 979 g. Unknown maker, Italian, possibly Ligurian, 17th-18th century.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A42590
type:
syrup jars controlled drug, pharmacy (ceramics), opium, pharmacy (ceramics), poppies and syrup jars
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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