Albarello vase for theriac, Italy, 1641

Made:
1641 in Italy
maker:
Unattributed

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Albarello vase, Italian, from Rome or Deruta, 1641, polychrome maiolica, used for theriaca by the Jesuits, inscribed THERIAC M.A. with IHS, a Christogram, in sun emblem.

Albarello vase, Italian, from Rome or Deruta, 1641, polychrome maiolica, used for theriaca by the Jesuits

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A43084
Materials:
ceramic, glaze and incomplete
type:
albarello
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar