Large pharmacy vase on pedestal, with twisted handles with snake heads. Blue and manganese monochrome decoration
on one side of a phylactery bearing the inscription: “E.PECTORALLE.” It is surmounted by a winged Indian head with
scrolls and baskets of flowers and supported by a winged cherub head and stylized fruit garlands and foliage,
And on the other side of a beautiful decoration representing a large bouquet of flowers in a vase surrounded by two birds
and insects, at the base of acanthus leaves and blue nets and manganese.
Small roll-up restorations and a big chip on the edge of the cover.
The cover is missing.
Around 1700 - factory of Jacques Ollivier.
High. : 33cm - Larg: 34cm
“E.PECTORALLE“ - Pectoral elixir composed of liquorice juice + fennel water. J-L. Vayssettes, L. Vallaury - Montpellier -
Earthenware - Potters and earthenware between the Middle Ages and the 18th century, P. 358.
See: Pont Saint-Esprit hospital in Montpellier.
Fabre Museum in Montpellier.