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Drug bottle

Drug bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Faenza (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1520-1530 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Museum number:

    202-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 38, shelf 8

Physical description

Drug bottle of tin-glazed earthenware painted with blue foliage and with the name of the drug in the middle of the body.

Place of Origin

Faenza (made)

Date

ca. 1520-1530 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

'a. cosolida'
Comfrey water
Painted in Gothic script around middle of body

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm

Object history note

Purchase: Nesbitt Collection.

Purchase price note: Bought for £2 12s 6d.

Descriptive line

Drug bottle 'a. cosolida' of tin-glazed earthenware painted with blue, Faenza, ca. 1520-1530

Labels and date

Drug bottle
Made in Italy
a. cosolida
Tin-glazed earthenware

202-1887 Nesbitt Collection [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Another, but with some polychrome in the leaves is at Lang Art Gallery, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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