Drug-jar (albarello)

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Drug-jar (albarello)


A drug-jar cylindrical in shape and decorated on the front. It has a rectangular, yellow frame intertwined with stylized leaves surrounding the words: Ung. de Thutia. In the centre top of the frame there is an oval surrounding a tree and a serpent. Over the oval there is scrolled decoration. This is one of pair (A-B). This may have contained a crude ointment of zinc oxide.

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