9 November 2006
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA SYRUP-JAR
CIRCA 1510, PERHAPS FAENZA, INCISED 30 (?)
Of typical form, painted with bold stylised scrolling foliage reserved on the front with a scrolling label named for ·OXIMEL·S· below the cylindrical spout, the flattened strap handle with ochre and green dash ornament, restored to the handle and rim, chipping to rim and footrim
8 in. (20.4) cm. high
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Oxymel simplex was a preparation made with honey and vinegar.
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