About This Artwork

Italian, Siena

Apothecary Jar (Albarello), About 1510/20

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
H: 23.9 cm (9 3/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.829

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Renaissance Decorative Arts from Chicago Collections, March 2 – June 14, 1987.

Publication History

Jörg Rasmussen, Italienische Majolika (Hamburg, 1984), pp. 127-129.

Ownership History

Martin A. Ryerson (d. 1932), Chicago [according to receipt in Registrar's file]; by descent to his widow (d. 1937); bequeathed to the museum [according to receipt in Registrar's file].

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