Syrup Jar

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
syrup jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
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
1991.0664.0578
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05790
collector/donor number
SAP 502
catalog number
1991.0664.0578
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
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
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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