Syrup Jar

Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has a straight spout, and an applied strap handle. The label in the center of the jar is marked Sy Ipis SIM. The jar has a domed foot and a flared neck which has been repaired. The spout has a cork stuck in it. George Urdang, author of The Squibb ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes this jar to 18th century Venice.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 18 cm x 21 cm; 9 1/4 in x 7 1/16 in x 8 1/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0643
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 567
catalog number
1991.0664.0643
subject
Pharmacy
Art
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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