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Syrup Jar, by Johannes Pennis?, Delft?, c. 1680-1730

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Inventory Number: 50603
Object Type:
Persons: Johannes Pennis (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1680-1730
Place Created: Delft The Netherlands Europe
Accession Number: 1949-15/3
Brief Description: Blue and white jar with spout and handle and a pedestal-like base, decorated with design of name of drug in a cartouche surrounded by two peacocks and a basket of fruit (obscured by the spout) and beneath by a cherub's head and two bunches of fruit.
Primary Inscriptions: "P" with a dot on top [on the base which is the mark of Johannes Pennis, potter of the 'De Porceleyne Schotel' factory in Delft. "OXIM: DCHILL:" [oxymel scilliticum, oxymel of squills].
Provenance: Bequeathed by G.H. Gabb.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glazed earthenware
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
230 140 180 mm


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