Handleless syrup jar, tin glazed earthenware, cherub and shell motif , used for opium syrup

Made:
1740-1760 in England
maker:
Unknown

Handleless syrup jar, tin glazed earthenware, cherub and shell motif , used for opium syrup, unsigned, English, 1740-1760

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Materials:
covers, iron, pierced, earthenware (tin glazed), including base
Measurements:
overall (with lid): Height = 210 mm x Diameter = 140 mm,
Identifier:
A634402
type:
syrup jar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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