LAP, CANCR

Description
This wide mouth blown glass jar has a flared lip, an applied foot, and a baked enamel cartouche. The white shield is framed by blue stylized leaves and a yellow ribbon and capped by a crown. It is marked LAP, CANCR, above the abbreviation PPT (prepared) which has two lines running horizontally through the stems.
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)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 6 cm; 3 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0176
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05324
1991.0664.0176
collector/donor number
SAP 33
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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