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drug jar
  • Italy
  • drug jar, circa 1500
  • Where object was made: Bologna?, Italy
  • sgraffito, maiolica
  • Object Height: 27.6 cm
    Object Height: 10 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1962.0009
Description
Literature

Sgraffito technique, early Italian Maiolica drug jar done in shades of brown glazes. The jar has a circular base and a globular body. There are protrusions on the body of the jar. Pisanello-type portrait on face of jar.