Apothecary Jar

Description
This square blown and molded bottle has an applied neck and a flared collar. The glass bottle is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche framed by stylized blue leaves and yellow and red flowers. It is marked ESS STOMACH M.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
rococo (overall style)
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: 15.6 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.2 cm; 6 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0212
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05360
collector/donor number
SAP 69
catalog number
1991.0664.0212
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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