AQ CINAMOM VINO

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads AQ CINAMOM VINO in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. This bottle would have contained Aqua Cinnamomi & Vino, or cinnamon water with wine. In addition to its use as an aromatic, cinnamon was used as a tonic for stomach ailments and as an astringent.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.8 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.5 cm; 7 3/8 in x 3 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0288
catalog number
M-05437.01
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 146
catalog number
1991.0664.0288.01
1991.0664.0288.02
subject
Pharmacy
Art
European Apothecary
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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