Drug Jar

Artist/maker unknown, Mexican

Geography:
Made in Puebla, Mexico, North and Central America

Date:
Late 16th - early 17th century

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (25.1 x 11.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 272, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
1908-359

Credit Line:
Purchased with Museum funds, 1908

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Label:
This jar has been recently identified as a piece of "San Juan polychrome." Made in Mexico City, it was among the first tin-glazed earthenware objects produced in the Americas.


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