Stoneware drug jar for opium

Made:
1816-1837 in England
maker:
Unknown

Brown stoneware drug jar, cylindrical with japanned metal lid, moulded Royal Coat-of-arms and painted label on side, "OPIUM OPT:" with traces remaining. 170 mm x 137 mm diameter, 1164 g. Unknown maker, English, early nineteenth century.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A643065
Materials:
complete, opium, stoneware, tin, trace
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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