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
Object Name
bottle
bottle
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
subject
Hindu
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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