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Object Name: Apothecary bottle with cover
Date: ca. 1750
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware, brass
Dimensions: Overall (a): 5 in. × 3 3/8 in. (12.7 × 8.6 cm) Overall (b): 2 in. × 2 5/8 in. (5.1 × 6.7 cm)
Place made: Europe, The Netherlands
Description: Tin- glazed earthenware wheel thrown cylindrical vessel with rounded shoulder and foot hand painted in blue with two putti, one wielding a staff with entwined serpent and the other holding a wine bladder; both are holding a banner; cylindrical sheet brass with finial.
Object Number: INV.14995ab
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Marks: hand painted: in blue on base: " " hand painted: in blue on base and on banner: "P"

Bibliography:

Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 300-1

Exhibitions:

"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.