A Parietari

Description (Brief)
The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue describes this jar and 1991.0664.0707 as coming from the Alsatian region of France. It has an ovoid-shaped bottle with a long neck and four applied handles, and is marked "A Parietari". Parietari also spelled Pareitari was used as a diuretic. Its roots were boiled in water.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 26.5 cm x 17.5 cm x 13.5 cm; 10 7/16 in x 6 7/8 in x 5 5/16 in
overall: 10 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 25.7175 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 630
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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