A pair of mid-17th century Italian maiolica Berettino syrup or wet drug jars. Demonstrating bulbous bodies inscribed 'MEL:ROSA:S' and 'SY:ACETOS.DIAROD' within painted labels against a ground of flowers and foliage picked out in yellow and ochre. Each displaying scattered birds, the second with insects too.
Displaying signs of restoration to the rim of each jar.
A Pair of Mid-17th Century Italian Maiolica Berettino Wet Drug Jars
Height - 20 cm
Width - with spout 20 cm, without spout 16 cm