Apothecary jar

Object Number: 
1932.81a
Date: 
1550-1650
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 5 1/4 in. ( 22.5 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: across middle: "dia ?finiron" etched: in base: "$3"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware jar decorated in blue underglaze with an abstract floral design; dumb-bell shaped body with flaring lip and foot; inscription across middle.
Gallery Label: 
This apothecary jar is one of a pair from the estate of Thomas H. Hotchkiss.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nora Durand Woodman, from the Estate of the Late Thomas H. Hotchkiss
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group