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Drug Jar, Naples, Italy, 1689

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 42575
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Place Created: Naples Italy Europe
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Brief Description: Polychrome drug jar with handles, from Naples, dated 1689.
One of the largest drug jars in the Museum's collection.

ACITOSELLA = acetosella and means wood sorrel.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed in a band below neck 'ACITOSELLA'. In a cartouche: a mitre and crozier flaked by the initials 'S. P.'
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Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
500 305 mm

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