Apothecary Bottle, Bals Copaivae

Description
A free blown glass drug jar with a round body and a long neck, flared lip and an applied foot. The oval label painted gold, black and red in the cold technique is marked Bals Copaivae. This jar is one of a group of five containers of the same size and shape.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 3 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0399
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05548
collector/donor number
SAP 260
catalog number
1991.0664.0399
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Religion
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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