Spouted pharmacy jarOn display
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Spouted pharmacy jar
Date1620 - 1660
Material and technique
earthenware, tin-glazed (maiolica), blue, manganese and white
Dimensions34.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Purchased (Bouch Fund) with the assistance of private donations, 1998.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 290 no. 135