Apothecary Bottle, ESS L GUAIAC

Description
This square blown and molded glass bottle has an applied neck and flared collar. The bottle is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche which is framed by stylized blue leaves and yellow and red flowers. It is marked in black ESS L GUAIAC.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 15.7 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 6 3/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0207
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05355
collector/donor number
SAP 64
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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