Apothecary Jar, ANGLIC

Description
This free blown wide mouth jar is marked with the alchemical symbol for Sal (Salt) above the word ANGLIC. Angelica is a delicate aromatic, asperient and tonic, and comes from the plant angelica archangelica which is used for variety of conditions including, protection against contagion, fevers and the purification of the blood.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.6 cm x 6.3 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0147
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05295
collector/donor number
SAP 4
subject
Medicine
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
See more items in
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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