SCAMON

Description
This wide mouth blown glass jar has a flared lip, applied foot, and baked enamel cartouche. The white shield framed by blue stylized leaves and yellow ribbon is capped by a crown. It is marked "SCAMON" above the alchemical symbol PPT. Two lines interrsect the stems and letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 6.3 cm; 3 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0173
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05321
1991.0664.0173
collector/donor number
SAP 30
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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