Apothecary Bottle, OL DE CEDRO

Description
This blown and molded square bottle has rounded shoulders, and an oval-shaped glass stopper. Dating from the eighteenth century, its baked enamel label is typical of the Rococo. The oval cartouche is outlined in blue stylized acanthus leaves and pink ribbon the center of the cartouche is marked in black OL DE CEDRO . This jar is one of a group of six small containers used for oil extracts.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.3 cm x 4 cm x 3.8 cm; 3 1/4 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0417
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05566
collector/donor number
SAP 278
catalog number
1991.0664.0417.01
1991.0664.0417.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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