Apothecary Jar, MAGIST SATURN

Description
This wide mouth blown and molded square-shaped jar is marked MAGIST SATURN. 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. The bottle is illustrated on page 24 in the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
paint (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.6 cm x 7.4 cm x 6.8 cm; 4 3/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0258
catalog number
M-05407
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 116
subject
Medicine
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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