Syrup jar

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made in Italy

Postcard of Syrup jar.
© National Museums Scotland

Syrup jar

This maiolica syrup jar was made in Italy, possibly in Montelupo, in the second half of 16th century.

The syrup jar is painted with the arms of the Order of Franciscans on a ground of pine cone. The handles are in the form of dragons or sea horses.

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Online ID: 000-180-002-363-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1884.44.22 A
Date: 2nd half of 16th century
Second half of the 16th century
Material: Earthenware
What: Cover, syrup jar
Subject: Ceramics : earthenware : Italy : Faenza
Who: Alessandro Castellani Collection (Palais Castellan (Previous owner)
Where: Italy, Florence region, Montelupo
Description: Cover for a maiolica syrup jar, painted in blue and yellow on a white ground: Italian, Montelupo (?), 2nd half of 16th century
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