SEDATiV

Description
This wide mouth glass jar has a flattened collar and applied round foot. The clear blown glass container has a baked enamel cartouche with a white medallion framed by blue stylized vines and topped by a yellow crown. It is marked SEDATiV below the alchemical symbol for Pulvis, or powder.
Location
Currently not on view
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 6.1 cm; 3 25/32 in x 2 13/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0163
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05311
1991.0664.0163
collector/donor number
SAP 20
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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