Painted and glazed earthenware jar decorated with blue painted flower design under brown glaze, with canvas round neck, containing medical preparations, India, 1801-1920
A glazed earthenware jar decorated with a blue painted flower and labelled in Urdu, containing medical preparations as used in Unani Tibb medicine. When Unani Tibb was introduced in India, Hakims (Unani Tibb doctors) tested many Indian plants and incorporated them into their medical system.
- Medical Ceramic-ware
- Object Number:
- storage jar
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- storage vessel
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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