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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Italian
Title:Globular jar
Date Made:mid 16th century
Type:Container; Medical
Materials:Earthenware; polychrome pigments with tin glaze (majolica)
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Faenza
Measurements:Overall: 15 1/8 in x 11 in; 38.4 cm x 27.9 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: lwr. (blue on white ground): • S o/y • d • ins :• rosar
Accession Number:  MH 2002.3.15
Credit Line:Joseph J. Hammer Collection, Gift of Roy A. Hammer
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Description:
'A Quartieri'. Ceramic decorated with a central medallion with a male saint in a landscape above a label with the name of the drug, all surrounded by numerous scrollwork panels in blue, green, yellow and ochre on a white ground. Extensively restored.

Tags:
pottery; containers; medicine

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