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Drug jar

Drug jar

English delftware drug jar, cherub and shell design, used to store dry substances. Jar contained U.Neapolit which is a mercury ointment for syphilis.

Inscription
U: NEAPOLIT.
Production date
1746
Associated place
Richmond

Part 752.256

Classification:
3501: Chemists rounds: pottery
Object Name:
jar
Location:
On Display