Drug Jar

Description
This white and blue majolica drug jar has a round shield topped by a crown in its center. The maker’s mark is on the bottom of the container and has been attributed to the city of Nuremberg, Germany.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Germany
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 11.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 4 17/32 in
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0732
catalog number
M-05944
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 656
catalog number
1991.0664.0732
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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