LIQ CORN CERV SUCC

Description
This blown and molded bottle is marked LIQ CORN CERV SUCC. The jar would have contained a liquor solution of amber with cornu cervi (calcium phosphate from stag horns). The solution was used as a general tonic, sedative, antispasmodic, nervine, and antacid.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 7.1 cm x 7.1 cm; 4 3/4 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0301
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05450
collector/donor number
SAP 159
catalog number
1991.0664.0301
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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