115,00 €(94,26 € excluding VAT)
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Product Code: 0632Category
Hand-painted “pharmacy” vase for Mirto with Faenza Garofano decoration; the vase is equipped with a lid, also decorated.
All of the myrtle plant is used: from flowers an essence used in cosmetics is obtained; dried leaves are used in cooking or to prepare astringent infusions or decoctions to treat bronchitis; the berries are edible and the famous liqueur is obtained from them. In ancient times, myrtle was a plant sacred to Venus as it was believed that the goddess, just born from the sea foam, had taken refuge in a myrtle grove.
Dimensions of the apothecary jar for the myrtle: height 35 cm, width 14 cm.