A Venetian maiolica A AD SCORZA NERA syrup jar, circa 1600
Lot 17
A Venetian maiolica wet drug jar, circa 1600
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Lot Details
A Venetian maiolica wet drug jar, circa 1600
Painted in shades of blue with a drug label inscribed 'A.Di.SCORZA.NERA' against a ground of scrolling foliage, the double handle with scroll terminal above an applied mask, 30.5cm high (very minor losses to glaze)

Footnotes

  • Scorzanera is the Italian name for Viper's grass, the root of which was used for curing snake bites.
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