CRUD

Description
This widemouthed blown glass jar has a flattened collar and an applied round foot. The jar is decorated with a baked enamel white cartouche framed by blue stylized vines and topped by a yellow crown. Marked CRUD/ PP it bears two alchemical symbol for Antimony and the abbreviation for prepared. The 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)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.6 cm x 6 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0159
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05307
1991.0664.0159
collector/donor number
SAP 16
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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