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Apothecary jar

Object Number: 
1932.81b
Date: 
1550-1650
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 23.5 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: across middle: "[o?] comifi[?]s" etched: in base: "H" [illegible]
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 the late 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