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Albarello (drug jar) with portrait of Lucretia

Date: c.1470-1500
Overall: 29.5 x 16.7 cm (11 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium: Maiolica, tin glaze, lead glaze, and thrown.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Italy, Tuscany, Florence
Object number: G83.1.360
DescriptionFlorentine albarello of waisted cylindrical form, with a portrait of a Lucretia. The reverse has 'gothic' foliage, all between a blue-dash border. It is decorated in blue, green, yellow and orange.