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Drug jar

  • Place of origin:

    Urbino (possibly, made)
    Castel Durante (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1574 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware

  • Museum number:

    4389A-1857

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 3

Physical description

Drug jar of enamelled earthenware. Cylindrical in shape. Painted with trophies, brown on blue, and on one side is a figure of a queen seated on a throne. On the label the inscription: "V. MORDIFICHAT"

Place of Origin

Urbino (possibly, made)
Castel Durante (possibly, made)

Date

1574 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'V. mordifichat'
Inscribed below the queen

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Bought 3l

Descriptive line

Drug jar of enamelled earthenware, possibly made at The Marches, Italy, dated 1574

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Queen; Trophies

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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