London delft apothecary jar with Apollo head and Peacocks, circa 1680-1700

VE.GV.ELEM. is Gum Elemi a resin made from the boswellia tree from Somalia, turpentine, old sheep’s suet and lard used for cleaning out old ulcers

Height: 7 ⅛”

Condition: wear to the glaze on the rim and a ½” hairline


Antique tin glazed delftware drug medical earthenware ceramic 17th century




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