Drug jar

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made in Italy

Postcard of Drug jar.
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Drug jar

This maiolica drug jar was made in the mid 18th century in Italy, at Bassano or in the area near Venice.

The inscription around the middle, 'Ang. Kasimti. del. fer.', perhaps referred to the contents of the jar.

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Online ID: 000-190-004-706-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1927.627
Date: Mid 18th century
Material: Earthenware. Inscription: Ang. Kasimti. del. fer.
Dimensions: 168 mm H x 121 mm D
What: Jar, drug
Subject: Ceramics : earthenware : Italy : Genoa
Where: Italy, Bassano
Description: Maiolica drug jar with a wide mouth and slightly contracted middle inscribed "Ang. Kasimti. del. fer.": Italian, Bassano or area near Venice, mid 18th century
  • Curnow, Celia, Italian Maiolica in the National Museums of Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1992 
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