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jar; drug jarAccession number: 6299
Collection place: London or France
Production date: 1701-1800
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: H 32mm; DM (rim) 44mm
Museum Section: Post-Medieval
Summary: French/ English tin-glazed ware drug jar inscribed 'Hemet'. Jacob Hemet took out a patent for Pearl dentifrice in 1773 and had a shop in the Haymarket. His grandfather was Operator for the teeth to George II until 1747.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Tin glazed wares.
Sub-category: London factories.
Britton, Frank, London delftware London : Jonathan Horne, (1987). Pages: 202pISSN ISBN 0951214004 (Object details: p 169 no 177, published)