Syr d Ganatis

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Description
This blue and white glazed syrup jar has a straight spout and an applied handle. A rolling landscape and the figures of a man and woman decorate the jar. The escrol in the center of the jar is marked Syr d Ganatis Below the scroll is an oval shield with a crown, with the initials C A R flanked by a feather and a leafy branch. The bottom of the foot is marked with an image of a lighthouse. Lighthouses were used to mark the wares of 17th and 18th century Genovese potters.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17.5 cm x 13.6 cm; 6 7/8 in x 5 11/32 in
overall: 7 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 6 in; 18.0975 cm x 18.415 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0587
catalog number
M-05799
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 511
catalog number
1991.0664.0587
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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