Apothecary Jar, CROC MART ANT ST

Description
This blown and molded jar has a Baroque-style blue and yellow cartouche with red and black lettering. The baked enamel label marked in red and black CROC MART ANT ST.
The generic blue and yellow decoration with it's stylized "crown above the cartouche is similar to glass drug jars in the collection of the Deutsche Apotheken-Museum in Heidelberg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
paint (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 7.2 cm x 7 cm; 4 1/8 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0259
catalog number
M-05408
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 117
subject
Medicine
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
See more items in
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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