Ung: PlaTigna

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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
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
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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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