Ung: Bphonir:

Description
This waisted drug jar has a flared foot with a deep blue glaze over a white background. The jar is decorated with stylized flowers and leaves on the upper and lower shoulders. The label at the center of the waist is marked Ung Bphonir. The jar would have contained some type of unguentum, or ointment. This jar belongs to a set of drug containers seen in objects 1991.0664.0589 through 1991.0664.0596.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.2 cm x 14 cm; 7 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0594
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05806
collector/donor number
SAP 518
catalog number
1991.0664.0594
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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