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Pharmacy jars
    • Setting:
      Room XVIII
    • Maker:
    • Date:
      19th cent.
    • Materials:
    • Dimensions:
      max. height c. 240 mm, opening diameter 110 mm
    • Inventory:
      Dep. OSMN, Firenze
    • Pharmacy jars (Dep. OSMN, Firenze)

Sixteen white glass pharmacy jars of different sizes, with lids and gold ornamentation. The design is that of the albarello: a spool shape, tapered in the middle, and a lid with a knob and double handle. The content is indicated in a cartouche on the lower part of each jar. Provenance: Ospedale di Santa Maria Nuova in Florence.