Albarello for Greater Ointment of Sowbread

Made:
1680-1710 in Liguria
maker:
Unattributed

Ligurian albarello, dumb-bell shape, polychrome decoration of stylized foliage, birds and insects, drug label round waist VN: D'ARTANITA MAGIORE (Greater Ointment of Sowbread), 1680-1710

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
1985-2258/2
Materials:
ceramic, complete
type:
albarello
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drug jar
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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