Syrup jar for poppy syrup

Made:
1801-1900 in Italy
maker:
Unknown

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Earthenware polychrom maiolica glazed syup jar with spout, foot and figural handles, for poppy syrup (SYRUPUS PAPAVERIS RHOAEDOS), now empty. 215 mm x 80 mm diameter (foot), 641 g. Unknown maker, Northern Italian, 19th century.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A112528
Materials:
empty, incomplete and pottery
type:
syrup jars controlled drug, pharmacy (ceramics), pharmacy (ceramics), poppy syrup and syrup jars
credit:
Wellcome Trust