Albarello, or pharmacy jar, with flower heads and leaves

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  • Title

    Albarello, or pharmacy jar, with flower heads and leaves

  • Associated place

    Deruta (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1480 - 1500
    c. 1480-c.1500
  • Material and technique

    earthenware; Tin-glazed Painted (Maiolica)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    21.6 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Lady Church in accordance with the wishes of her Husband, Sir Arthur H. Church, 1915.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Wilson, Timothy, Italian Maiolica and Europe: Medieval and Later Italian Pottery in the Ashmolean Museum, 1 (Oxford/Ashmolean Museum, 2017), p. 67 no. 18

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