B.S/ Lilco

This pitcher–shaped jar serves as a measure for liquids. It has an applied double sausage roll handle. The jar has a whitish glaze background and is decorated with a blue laurel motif framing the magnesium–colored lettering. The pitcher is marked “1/2” on the spout and “B.S/ Lilco” on the waist.
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure, pitcher
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 13.1 cm x 12 cm x 15 cm; 5 5/32 in x 4 23/32 in x 5 29/32 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 15.875 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 592
catalog number
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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