Albarello or Pharmacy Jar by Unknown Artist

Pharmacy jar with oviform body, flat base, short neck, two broad handles.

Details

Medium:
Coarse reddish ware with wash of tin glaze
Art Fund grant:
£130 ( Total: £130)
Acquired in:
1905
Vendor:
G R Harding

Decorated with an oblique band of oak leaves in green and purple. Probably Florentine.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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