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Drug Jar, Turin, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 43265
Object Type:
Place Created: Turin Italy Europe
Brief Description: Polychrome drug jar decorated with image of female figure accompanied by two children and surrounded by flower and foliage designs. Inscribed: "HOSP.MAI.CHAR.CIV.NOV"
"Philon.rom". The inscription is said to mean: philonium romanum, a hypnotic medicament made from opium and other ingredients.
Primary Inscriptions: "HOSP.MAI.CHAR.CIV.NOV" "Philon.rom"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
180 125 mm

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