Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
MonstersHuman-headed animals
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Princes and CitiesAustria (Marquesate, later Duchy and Archduchy)Austria modern (gules, fess argent)
Italy FamiliesMedici
Further details
Spouted pharmacy jar with the arms of Medici and Austria, a Grand-Ducal crown with fleur-de-lis, and flowers, insects and grotesque human-insect hybrids playing viols (arms of Hapsburg on reverse) the cartouche reads 'SYO D(I) ARGO D(I) CEDRO' (syrup of lemon or citron juice)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Montelupo
DATE
circa 1617
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, Italian Maiolica and Europe, Oxford 2017, cat. no. 128
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RELATIONS
view of other side of object
Contact
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