Earthenware drug jar for extract of poppy

Made:
1590-1800 in Italy
maker:
Unknown

Tin-glazed earthenware drug jar, polychrome decoration for extract of poppy ( ESTRATTO DI PAPVERO). 127 mm x 143 mm diameter, 750 g. Decoration depicts a monk gesturing to the Christogram, bordered by floral motifs. Unknown maker, Italian, possibly Castelli, 1590-1800.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A42573
Materials:
earthenware (tin-glazed), empty
type:
drug jars, controlled drug, pharmacy (ceramics), drug jars, pharmacy (ceramics), saint
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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