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Drug pot

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sydney Vacher

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 36, shelf 2

Physical description

Drug pot of tin-glazed earthenware. Bulbous body with a flat handle and short spout connected by a looped strap with the neck, 'Scir[oppo] succi[ni]' painted below the spout.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


first half of 15th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'Scir[oppo] succi[ni]'
Syrup of amber
Painted below the spout.


Height: 22.5 cm, Diameter: 14 cm

Object history note

Marcioni-Lucatelli Collection. Dug up at Orvieto.

Descriptive line

Drug pot of tin-glazed earthenware, Orvieto, Italy, first half of 15th century

Labels and date

Drug jar
Made in Italy
Scir[oppo] succi[ni]
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.327-1914 Given by Sydney Vacher, Esq. [16/07/2008]


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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