Pharmacy storage jar, England, 1601-1651
Simple tin-glazed storage pots like this one were common in the early 1600s, especially in the Netherlands and England. This example has Delft blue glazing, a popular style of the period. The rim of the jar would originally have been covered with parchment secured with string to protect the contents.
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Glossary: storage jar
A jar used to store objects or substances.
The preparation and medicinal dispensing of drugs.