PULV EPILEPT M

Description
This wide mouth blown glass jar has a flattened collar and applied round foot. The glass container is decorated with a baked enamel cartouche with a white medallion framed by blue stylized leaves and a yellow ribbon, topped by a crown which is typical of German pharmaceutical containers of the 17th and 18th centuries. It is marked PULV, EPiLEPT, N.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 8.8 cm x 6.2 cm; 3 7/16 in x 2 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0169
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05317
1991.0664.0169
collector/donor number
SAP 26
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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