Apothecary Jar, TEMPER

Description
This free blown urn-shaped glass container has a wide lip and an applied circular foot. The white oval cartouche is surrounded by a wreath of blue leaves capped with a yellow crown. The baked enamel label is marked in black, "TEMPER", with an alchemical symbol.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.6 cm x 6.2 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 7/16 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0144
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05292
collector/donor number
SAP 1
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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