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
date made
18th century
unspecified
Germany
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
ID Number
1991.0664.0173
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05321
1991.0664.0173
collector/donor number
SAP 30
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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