Mortar

Description
Gothic beaker-shaped vessel with a wide flaring rim and a large square handle applied to the body. Five vertical ribs extend down the body from the edge of the neck to the base.
Urdang attributes this gothic mortar to the late 15th century Germanic states.
Location
Currently not on view
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
gothic (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 18.9 cm; 2 3/4 in x 7 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0093
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05646
collector/donor number
SAP 358
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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