Apothecary Bottle, OL CINAM

Description
This free blown bottle has rounded shoulders, a circular-shaped glass stopper, and dates from the eighteenth century. The baked enamel label is typical of the Rococo style popular at the time. The label is a white oval-shaped cartouche and is outlined with blue stylized acanthus leaves and pink ribbons. The center of the cartouche is marked in black, OL CINAM, Oil of Cinnamon. It is one of a group of six small containers used for oil extracts.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.8 cm x 4 cm x 4 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0414
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05563
collector/donor number
SAP 275
catalog number
1991.0664.0414.01
1991.0664.0414.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
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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