Apothecary Jar, PUEROR CTTR

Description
This clear glass container has a wide mouth, flat collar and round foot. The container is decorated with a baked enamel cartouche. The white interior is framed by blue stylized vines and capped by a yellow crown. Marked, PUEROR/CTTR below an alchemical symbol for powder.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 9.4 cm x 6.1 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 3/8 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0151
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05299
collector/donor number
SAP 8
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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