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Wet drug jar

1660-1725
Origin: England, London (probably)
OH: 7"; Diam: 6 1/8"; Handle-to-spout: 7 7/8"
Tin-glazed earthenware (delft)
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1966-107
Globular jar with high pedestal base, everted rim, knopped spout, and strap-loop handle. White tin glaze decorated in blue with standard angel cartouche, inscribed "S DE SPINA CER." Partly glazed base.
Label:Syrupus de Spina Cervina, syrup of buckthorn, was used as an aperient.
Provenance:Sydney N. Blumberg, Newtown, CT
Mark(s):No
Inscription(s):"S DE SPINA CER