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Apothecary jar

Apothecary jar
Title
Apothecary jar
Date 
1550-1650
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 23.5 x 13.3 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Nora Durand Woodman, from the Estate of the Late Thomas H. Hotchkiss
Object Number 
1932.81b
Marks 
inscribed: across middle: "[o?] comifi[?]s" etched: in base: "H" [illegible]
Gallery Label 
This apothecary jar is one of a pair from the estate of the late Thomas H. Hotchkiss.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group