Folia Mellis Apothecary Jar

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A beautiful antique Apothecary Jar with floral decoration. The design includes the Classical symbol for medicine, the Rod of Asclepius, which depicts a snake wrapped around a staff. Asclepius was the Greek god of healing and medicine.

Inscribed with the Latin words 'Folia Mellis' meaning Leaf of Honey.

Date Approx: 1890

Size Approx.: Medium

H: 34.5 cm

Base Diameter: 14 cm

Max Width: 18.5 cm

Weight: 2.6 kg

Medium: Porcelain

Condition: Good