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Albarello Drug Jar, Palermo?, First Quarter 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 53423
Object Type:
Place Created: Sicily Italy Europe
Brief Description: Polychrome jar with design of John the Baptist and geometrical patterns painted in yellow, blue, green, and white.  John the Baptist is walking through a bucolic scene holding a long, thin cross and has a faint halo over his head.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
303 140 mm

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