Apothecary Bottle, POLYCR

Description
Blown and molded rectangular shaped bottle with rounded shoulders. The label, applied with a cold color technique is an oval shield framed by green and red leaves with a shell. The label is marked with the alchemical symbol for salt and is marked POLYCR.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 cm x 10.2 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 1/8 in x 4 in x 2 5/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0426
catalog number
M-05575
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 287
catalog number
1991.0664.0426
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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 Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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