Syrup Jar

Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has a slightly curved spout and an applied strap handle. It has blue, yellow and green floral and geometric designs on a white background. The bottom of the handle has an oval medallion. Dark colored gothic script circles the container. The base of the handle is decorated with an eagle with its wings spread, a castle and a running bull within an oval cartouche.
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
17th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 21 cm x 15.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 587
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
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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