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Drug Jar, Catalonia, Late 17th/Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 51677
Object Type:
Place Created: Barcelona Spain Europe
Accession Number: 1945-15
Brief Description: Blue and white drug jar with decorative pattern incorporating two birds. Inscription means radix symphity veri, genuine common comfrey root.
Primary Inscriptions: "Rx Simphiti Veri"
Provenance: Lent by Messrs Allen & Hanbury. Bequeathed by G.H. Gabb.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glazed earthenware
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
278 135 mm


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