Apothecary Jar

Description
This squat blown-glass jar has a wide mouth covered by leather and secured by string. The shield-shaped label is outlined in brown, but is illegible.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0450
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05599
collector/donor number
SAP 311
catalog number
1991.0664.0450
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & 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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