DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

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Item Code: 909-80

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English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands, the image of two palm trees with serpents, and a turtle. Label reads, “HOJAS DE AJENJOS”. This was for ajenjos leaves, also known as wormwood. It was used to relieve indigestion and heartburn, as well as a treatment for worms and parasites.

Jar has a few small chips, which is typical from age and use. Gold gilt has worn in areas.

Measures 12” high x 4 ½” at the base.    [SM]

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