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A pair of Dutch Delft blue and white apothecary jars and brass covers
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A pair of Dutch Delft blue and white apothecary jars and brass covers

LATE 18TH CENTURY, DE DRYE KLOKKEN MARK

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A pair of Dutch Delft blue and white apothecary jars and brass covers
LATE 18TH CENTURY, DE DRYE KLOKKEN MARK
The low cylindrical body inscribed E ALOES AQ: or E HELENII within a ribbon-tied pearl cartouche (one with minor hairline crack)
11.5 cm. high (2)
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Lot Essay

E ALOES AQ: for an electuary or an essence of medicated water obtained from the Aloë plant.
E HELENII for an electuary or an essence of Elecampane (Inula helenium) of which the rhizome was used for pharmaceutical purpose.
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