Ung: PlaTigna

Description (Brief)
This drug jar has a blue floral motif. Its upper shoulder has a yellowish, oval medallion with an animal standing with one paw lifted. The escroll in the center is marked Ung: PlaTigna.
George Urdang, co-author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue, attributes this jar to 18th century Verona.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm x 14 cm; 7 3/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0623
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 547
catalog number
1991.0664.0623
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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