Wet Drug Jar
Origin: England, London (probably)
Tin-glazed earthenware (delft)
Acc. No. 1950-140
Squat globular jar with high flared pedestal base, everted rim, strap-loop handle, and knopped spout. Whitish tin glaze decorated in blue with standard songbird cartouche, inscribed "S DE HYSSOPO." No glaze on base.
Label:Syrupus de Hyssopo was made from the leaves and flowering tops of the hyssop plant.
Provenance:Avis & Rockwell Gardiner, American Antiques, Stamford, CT