OL JUNIPER

Description
This blown and molded apothecary jar is marked OL JUNIPER in red and black. Both the fruit and the wood of the Juniper were used to make tonics for various stomach ailments including dyspepsia and stomachic.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 7.7 cm x 7.8 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 1/16 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0281
catalog number
M-05430
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 139
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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