Apothecary Bottle, SP MELISS MAGIST

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 SP MELISS MAGIST.
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)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 15.1 cm x 7.2 cm x 7 cm; 5 15/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0208
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05356
collector/donor number
SAP 65
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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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