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Syrup Jar, Lambeth?, c. 1720-1730

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Inventory Number: 33496
Object Type:
Place Created: Lambeth London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Blue and white glazed jar with spout and handle, with name of drug in cartouche with 'cherubs and shell' design.
Primary Inscriptions: "MEL: MERCUR" [honey of mercury: a decoction of the plant of the genus Mercurialis, and honey].
Provenance: Printed paper label on base inscribed: "Genuine old/ BRISTOL (in MS.)/ W. PEASE & SON/ Antique dealers/ 36 Friar Lane/ Nottingham".
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
192 200 mm

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