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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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AN ENGLISH DELFTWARE BLUE AND WHITE WET DRUG JAR
CIRCA 1720-30
inscribed beneath the spout 'O:MOMORD:' within an elaborate 'cherub and trumpet' panel and affixed with a grooved strap handle terminating in a scroll.
height 5 3/4 in.
14.5 cm
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Provenance

Garry Atkins, London, March 2004, bearing label
Vogel Collection no. 740

Catalogue Note

O. Momord, is a preparation of Momordica Charantialin, a member of the cucumber family, which was considered to have considerable curative and nutritional properties.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York