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Dispensing pot for powdered quinine, Italy, 1801-1830
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Dispensing pot for powdered quinine, Italy, 1801-1830
Description
The Latin inscription in full painted on the front is Polvere China China, meaning “Quinine powder”. Quinine is used for pain relief and to prevent fevers and for a long time was the primary treatment for malaria. The earthenware dispensing pot has a lid to protect its contents and would have been used in a pharmacy to store or sell the powder. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Liguria, Italy
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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