Syrup jar for poppy syrup

Made:
1720-1750 in England
maker:
Unknown

Syrup jar, tin glazed earthenware, peacock feather motif, used for opium syrup, inscription "SYr:MECON". 185 mm x 143 mm diameter, 797g. Unknown maker, English, 1720-1750.

Details

Category:
Medical Ceramic-ware
Object Number:
A634410
Materials:
earthenware (tin glazed), empty
type:
syrup jars controlled drug, pharmacy (ceramics), opium, pharmacy (ceramics), syrup jars
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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