Viri.Aeris

Description (Brief)
The collar and neck of this drug jar is trunckated and appears to have been filed down due to breakage. It is marked Viri Aeris. 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
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 13 cm; 6 5/16 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0640
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 564
catalog number
1991.0664.0640
subject
Pharmacy
Art
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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