TRA ACRED

Description
This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a wide neck and flared lip. The white baked enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with yellow and red flowers. Above the shield is a yellow crown. The label has the alchemical symbol for powder at the top, with a symbol similar to the number 9 followed by the text TRA ACRED.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.6 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 4 9/16 in x 2 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0369
catalog number
M-05518
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 230
catalog number
1991.0664.0369
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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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 Collection
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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