Drug Jar

Description (Brief)
This ovoid-shaped container is decorated with blue arches or false gadroons. In Apothecary Jars by Rudolf Drey a jar similar to 1991.0664.0648 through 1991.0664.0664, is illustrated, and attributed to Savona, a seaport town in northern Italy, has a similar blue and manganese pallet.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Italia: Liguria, Savona
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 14 cm; 8 7/8 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0653
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 577
catalog number
1991.0664.0653
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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