An Italian maiolica drug jar
Lot 6
An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century.
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,437) inc. premium
Auction Details
An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century. An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century. An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century. An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century. An Italian maiolica drug jar 17th century.
Lot Details
An Italian maiolica drug jar
17th century.
Probably Sicilian, painted with a profile bust of a white-bearded soldier within a fruiting wreath flanked by foliate scrollwork, the reverse with fruiting foliate scrollwork, the drug label inscribed 'Zucaro boraginato' above a cross-hatch border, 31cm high (chip and haircrack to rim)

Footnotes

  • The drug label refers to a sugar of common borage.
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