ESS PINI

Description
This blown and molded bottle is marked ESS PINI, and would have contained the Essence of Pine. Pini would have referred to a variety of different evergreen pine trees whose sap or distilled leaves would have been used as a diuretic, diaphoretic, detergent, or cathartic.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm x 7.1 cm x 6.8 cm; 5 3/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0311
catalog number
M-05460
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 169
catalog number
1991.0664.0311
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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