Syrup Jar

This ovoid syrup jar has a flared foot, pinched spout, and an applied handle. The jar is decorated with deep yellow, blue, green, and grey motifs including a double–headed eagle holding a golden shield. The foot is decorated with blue and yellow concentric circles.
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 22.5 cm x 15 cm x 16.5 cm; 8 27/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 6 1/2 in
overall: 9 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 23.8125 cm x 16.51 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
collector/donor number
SAP 502
catalog number
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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