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18th Century Italian Waisted Albarello



An Italian Baroque Castelli albarllo, also known as a pharmacy or drug jar. It held 'Benedict Laxat' listed as far back as Aristotle as a medication used in by midwives. Beautifully decorated with buildings in landscapes in the free, almost impressionistic style typical of Castelli Maiolica from Abruzzo.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Diameter: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Baroque (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1700
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Two chips on the top lip typical of a piece of pottery this age.
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU80306892583

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    Ships From: Stamford, CT
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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