Apothecary Bottle, SP FORMIC

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 FORMIC.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
17th-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: 14.9 cm x 7.1 cm x 7 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 3/4 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0209
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05357
collector/donor number
SAP 66
subject
Medicine
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
See more items in
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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