Apothecary bottle with cover

Object Number: 
INV.14994ab
Date: 
ca. 1750
Medium: 
Tin-glazed earthenware, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 5 in. × 3 3/8 in. (12.7 × 8.6 cm) Overall (b): 2 in. × 2 1/2 in. (5.1 × 6.4 cm)
Marks: 
hand painted: in blue on base and on banner: "P" hand painted: in blue on base: " "
Description: 
Tin- glazed earthenware wheel thrown cylindrical vessel with rounded shoulder and foot hand painted in blue with two putti, one wielding a staff with entwined serpent and the other holding a wine bladder; both are holding a banner; cylindrical sheet brass with finial.
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 300-1
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group