London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Savona wet-drug jar
with strap handle and straight spout, the oviform body with a central white band inscribed S.uulpini. in manganese Gothic script between two bands painted with blue gadroons, on waisted circular foot, early 18th century (small chips, crack) -- 19cm. high
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Cf. Rudolf E.A. Drey, Apothecary Jars (London 1978), p. 73, no. 32C for an albarello with similar decoration.
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