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Pharmacy measuring jug, England, 1801-1870

This tin-glazed earthenware jug is used to measure out approximately two litres of liquid. The initials “D D” painted on the front may refer to a maker or a pharmacist.

Object number:

A634771

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Glossary:

Glossary: jug

Vessels, generally made of earthenware, stoneware or porcelain and often of large capacity, which have a narrow neck and a handle (usually a vertical loop or scroll handle); may sometimes have a pouring lip

Glossary: pharmacy

The preparation and medicinal dispensing of drugs.