LIMAT

Description
This urn-shaped glass wide mouthed jar has a flat collar and a round foot. The white baked enamel cartouche is framed by blue stylized vines and capped with a yellow crown it is marked "LIMAT" above the alchemical symbol for iron and PP, the abbreviation for prepared. This jar is pictured on page 18 in the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.3 cm x 6.1 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 3/8 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0153
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05301
1991.0664.0153
collector/donor number
SAP 10
subject
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
Health & Medicine
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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