Apothecary Bottle, CRUD

Description
This square-shaped blown glass bottle has rounded shoulders, and a white oval baked enamel cartouche is marked "CRUD" above the alchemical symbols for spirits and vitriol. The Roman numeral "VIIII" is etched into the shoulder above the three pointed crown.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
17th-18th century
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.3 cm x 5.8 cm x 5.8 cm; 4 13/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 2 5/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0359
catalog number
M-05509
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 220
catalog number
1991.0664.0359
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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