A Medicinal jar or drug jar is a jar used to contain medicine.
Medicinal jars used to be employed massively in apothecary shops in hospitals. Medicinal jars are an important category of the famous Dutch and English porcelain known as Delftware.
A famous type of drug jar known as Albarello was derived from Islamic wares.
- ^ Institutions of Confinement by Norbert Finzsch,Robert Jütte p.67 
- ^ English Delftware drug jars by Briony Hudson 
- ^ Venice and the Islamic world, 828-1797 by Stefano Carboni p. 
- ^ The Grove encyclopedia of decorative arts by Gordon Campbell p.7