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apothecary jar (albarello)
  • Spain or Italy
  • apothecary jar (albarello), 1500s
  • Where object was made: Spain or Italy
  • earthenware, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 27.3 x 13.97 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3894
Description

Large apothecary jar (albarello) with no lid. Mouth of jar is wide and rim is tan in color. Body of the jar is cylindrical and concave at the waist. There is a white background with blue bands at the top and stylized, figural pattern below.