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Antique Italian Faience Pottery Blue & White Drug Storage Jar/Albarello c1750 (Code 0039)

  • £17500


Description


An Italian drug storage jar or albarello dating to the 18th century, probably around 1750 or so.  Earthenware body with faience glaze and blue and white decoration.  The body has moulded handles and a chimney style neck.  Ung(uent) Nervin was apparently a topical lotion used for aches etc and included lavender as an ingredient.  

 

Condition

 
Significant damage/losses around the foot, but will still stand on a flat surface.  Glaze chips and glaze losses throughout.  Glaze pops from firing.

 

Dimensions (approx)

 
Height 20 cms ( 8 inches )

Width  14 cms ( 5 1/2 inches ) inc handles

Weight 468 grams (before packing).



Stock Code:  JU16-1  0039


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