Mortar

Description
Gothic beaker-shaped body with a flared mouth and six vertical ribs. Urdang believes this mortar to be of Germanic origin from the 15th century.
Location
Currently not on view
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
gothic (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 11.6 cm x 13 cm; 4 9/16 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0090
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05643
collector/donor number
SAP 355
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
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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