Scientific, Instrument, Medical, Apothecary Jars, Ceramic, Pair, Vintage, 20th Century
Italian, 20th Century
8 inches high, 4.5 inches diameter
$450, the pair
A pair of apothecary jars, with round lids, of typical form. Each with Latin name, B Lucatelli, and C Rosmarin (Rosemary). Each white glazed, variously decorated in the Italianate taste with flowers and fauna, and blue armorial shield with 3 beehives.
Balsam of Lucatelli is an antiquated medical compound that was administered for tuberculosis, made of balsam of Peru and other ingredients.
Very good condition overall.