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Apothecary jar

Apothecary jar
Title
Apothecary jar
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Red earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 30.8 x 21.6 cm )
Description 
Redware apothecary jar; urn-shaped, cylindical neck, flanged foot, claw and ring handles on two sides; body and foot painted black, lip painted gold, and gold banner painted across center.
Object Number 
Z.1058
Marks 
painted: on banner: "SASSAFRAS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group