Albarello jar, for poppy seeds

Made:
1701-1800

Albarello jar, or vase, earthenware, tin-glazed, for opium poppy seeds, or magnesium sulphate, unsigned, Spain, 1700-1799

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A639225/1
Materials:
complete, earthenware (tin glazed), magnesium suphate and opium
Measurements:
overall (jar without lid): Height = 240 mm x Diameter = 129 mm,
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
credit:
Wellcome Trust