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Drug jar

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1570-1580 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Graham

  • Museum number:

    C.76-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 2

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware drug jur, dark blue decoration on lighter blue ground, overall pattern of oak leaves with 'ELETTVARIO LINITIVO' painted on a scroll around the waist, a band of scrolling floral motifs above and below.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1570-1580 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

ELETTVARIO LINITIVO'
Lenitive electuary
Painted round the waist on a scroll.

'SS.'
Maker's mark painted on an oval compartment

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm, Diameter: 13 cm

Descriptive line

Drug jar, tin-glazed earthenware, 'ELETTVARIO LINITIVO' painted on scroll around waist, made in Italy, 1570-1580

Labels and date

Drug jar
Made in Italy
ELETTVARIO LINITIVO
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.76-1928 Bequeathed by M.G. A . Graham [16/07/2008]

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Floral motifs; Scrolls (motifs)

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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