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Apothecary bottle

Apothecary bottle
Title
Apothecary bottle
Date 
18th century
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Wheel thrown tin-glazed earthenware footed, apothecary jar with hand painted frontal grey and black tinged red decoartion: single rosette with undulating leafy vine on slightly bulbous upper and base; cylindrical middle with Latin inscription.
Object Number 
INV.13065
Marks 
painted: on inside in black: "Pulv. Gentian."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group