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Albarello (drug jar) with donkeys mating

Date: c.1480-1500
Overall: 29.5 x 14 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium: Maiolica, tin glaze, lead glaze, and thrown.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Possible Origin:Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
Possible Origin:Italy, The Marches, Pesaro
Object number: G83.1.347
DescriptionFaenza albarello of waisted cylindrical shape, decorated with a shaped panel showing two donkeys in blue and ochre, reserved on a ground of 'gothic' foliage in manganese, blue and ochre.