Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has a straight spout and an applied strap handle, and light blue leaves and vines at the upper and lower shoulders. It has two manganese-colored gothic script across the center of the jar and a second label applied with the cold paint technique at the back of the jar below the handle.
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 19.5 cm x 15.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 534
catalog number
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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