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Drug jar

Drug jar

  • Place of origin:

    Nîmes (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the John Webb Trust Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 26, shelf 1

Place of Origin

Nîmes (made)


late 16th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

inscription: 'A taxonis


Height: 9.5 in

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware albarello (drug jar) painted in colours, made at Nîmes, late 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

A. Lane, French Faïnce, London, 1970, plate 2c


Ceramics; Earthenware; Health


Ceramics Collection

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