Ung. Petoral.

Description
This blue and white drug container is marked at the waist “Ung Petoral.” A white cartouche on the lower portion of the jar also reads “Ung. Pectoral.” Unguent Pectoral is an ointment used for ailments of the chest and lungs. Albarelli jars with wide mouths were used to store dry, bulky materials such as leaves and bark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Italia: Liguria, Savona
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.5 cm x 13.5 cm; 7 9/32 in x 5 5/16 in
overall: 7 3/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0607
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05819
collector/donor number
SAP 531
catalog number
1991.0664.0607
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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