Pharmacy jar for bugloss

Made:
1725-1775 in Bordeaux
maker:
Hustin

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Pharmacy storage jar, French, Hustin factory, 1725-1775. Black background
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Earthenware pharmacy storage with domed crowned with a finial and twisted handles, polychrome faience. 370 mm x 188 mm diameter. Used for bugloss (BUGLOSSI) by the Carmelites. French, Hustin factory, 1725-1775.

Pharmacy storage, jar, French, Hustin factory, 1725-1775, polychrome faience, used for bugloss by Carmelites

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Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A85787
Measurements:
overall (with lid): 370 mm x 290 mm 188 mm, 2.816 kg
type:
drug jar
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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