SPEC LAETIFIC SAL

Description
This blown and molded square shaped bottle is marked in red and black "SPEC LAETIFIC SAL". The contents of this jar may have contained a specific Electuary tonic, a combination of herbs mixed with honey or sugar, vegetable oil or alcohol.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 7.3 cm x 7.3 cm; 4 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0331
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0331
subject
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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