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Drug jar


A Sicilian maiolica drug jar, late seventeenth century; probably made in Caltagirone, painted with formal scrolling foliage on a blue-washed ground; damaged, many repaired cracks, two chips in lip. Blue, green and pale yellow glaze on pale grey glaze background; three blue rings on upper surface; three blue rings on lower surface with crosses between two of the rings; concave base.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/10

  • Date


  • Material

    ceramic maiolica

  • Measurements

  • Height

    260 mm

  • Diameter

    135 mm (mouth)
    180 mm

  • Place made

    Italy - Sicily - Caltagirone