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Apothecary bottle

Object Number: 
1954.21a
Date: 
17th century
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 23.5 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Wheel thrown cylindrical buff tin-glazed earthenware jar with concaved sides, circular foot and neck; hand- painted underglaze blue with yellow and brown over glaze; head of a women (?) in medallion with elaborate scrolling surround on one side and green acanthus leaf decoration on other.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group