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Spouted drug jar with lid

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Spout in shape of a dragon; blue scrolls around handle; blue and yellow on cover; Sy Urbino II on a band around bottom. No mark. From the Orsini-Colonna group.

Inscription

Sy Urbino II

Provenance

William Homer (b. 1847 - d. by 1903), Boston; 1903, bequest of William Homer to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1903)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Homer

Italian (Castelli), Renaissance, About 1540–50

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5cm (11 5/8in.)

Accession Number

03.1059a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics