Apothecary's pill tile

This Apothecary's pill tile or slab, is so called as it is completely flat on both sides and decorated with an amended version of the arms of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London.

Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
10 x 9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£625 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Garry Atkins

Provenance

Drs.H.& C Brown, Chicago; Christie's 1967; Garry Atkins.

Venue details

Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery High Street, ALTON Hampshire GU34 1BA 0142 082 802 www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Curtis Museum
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm

Allen Gallery
Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

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