Pair of Spanish albarelli, c1700, labelled /1 Rad.

Made:
c. 1700 in Spain
maker:
Unknown

Pair of Spanish albarelli, c1700, labelled /1 Rad. Repotic, root of rhapontic rhubarb; used to treat women suffering from oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea; /2 Se. Citrulli, watermelon seeds; citrulline is a known stimulator of nitric oxide, thought to relax and expand blood vessels, that may increase libido

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
1985-2252
type:
albarelli
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
credit:
Christie, Manson and Woods Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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