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Apothecary jar

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A tall, slender earthenware vessel with incurvate sides in the form of an apothecary jar (or arbarello) used for storing dry drugs or oinments, covered with a white tin-glaze and blue, green, yellow, and black decoration. The symbol at the center, set within an oval cartouche, is that of the...

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Gift of Denman W. Ross, 1902.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

about 1700–50

Object Place for Label

Puebla, Mexico


26.03 x 11.43 x 11.43 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware