SAL. SEDATiV. H

Description
This wide mouth blown glass jar has an applied foot and a baked enamel cartouche decorates the clear glass container with a white shield framed by blue stylized leaves and yellow ribbon, and topped by a crown. It is marked SAL, SEDATiV, H.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 8.3 cm x 6.5 cm; 3 1/4 in x 2 9/16 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0172
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05320
1991.0664.0172
collector/donor number
SAP 29
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 Collection
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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