CROC METALLOPT

Description
This square-shaped blown and molded glass jar has a flared circular collar with a wooden and cork lid. The baked enamel label is marked CROC METALLOPT. According to George Urdang, author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue this bottle was made in the last third of the 18th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10.4 cm x 6.2 cm x 5.9 cm; 4 1/8 in x 2 7/16 in x 2 5/16 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0198
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05346
1991.0664.0198.01
1991.0664.0198.02
collector/donor number
SAP 55
subject
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
Health & Medicine
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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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