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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Drug Jar

1490-1500 (made)
Place of origin

Drug jar, tin-glazed earthenware. 'Ssuc nenuferi' painted on label

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware
Brief description
Drug jar, tin-glazed earthenware, made in Faenza, Italy, 1490-1500
Physical description
Drug jar, tin-glazed earthenware. 'Ssuc nenuferi' painted on label
  • Height: 17.5cm
  • Diameter: 13cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Ssuc nenuferi' (Painted in Gothic script on a label)
Water-lily juice
Gallery label
Drug jar Made in Faenza, Italy 1490-1500 Ssuc nenuferi Tin-glazed earthenware 708-1894(16/07/2008)
Object history
Bought from Mons. Fulgence, Paris, for 18s 6d.
J Mallet
White tin-glaze inside
Bibliographic reference
Rackham, Bernard. Catalogue of Italian Maiolica, London : H.M.S.O., 1977
Other number
213 - Rackham (1977)
Accession number

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Record createdJuly 16, 2008
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