Syrup Jar

Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has a spout, applied handle and a domed-shape foot. The body is painted cobalt blue, green, yellow and yellow-brown. The central portion of the container is divided into vertical arches decorated with acanthus leaves.
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
ca 1600
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 28 cm x 16.5 cm x 21 cm; 11 in x 6 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in
place made
Italia: Emilia-Romagna, Faenza
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 425
catalog number
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Drey, Rudolf E.A.. Apothecary Jars
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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