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Pill slab


Artist Unknown (England)


c. 1750

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pill slab, Artist Unknown (England)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed ceramic
Size: 10 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 7/16 in. (26.04 x 21.59 x 1.11 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Label on back, on label: [54D]; on back, in pencil on tape: [Lambeth c.1710]; on back, collector's label
Physical Description: octagonal pill slab with armorial motto, "Ipifer Que Per; Orbem, Dicor"; man with bow and arrow standing over snake-like figure with arrowhead shaped tail at center of shield; unicorns on either side of shield with vines and foliage around shield
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Irene G. Steiner
Accession Number: 2010.82.53
Added to Site: December 23, 2010