EMETIC

Description
This square blown and molded jar has rounded shoulders with a wide mouth and flared lip. The baked white enamel label is framed by a wreath of blue leaves and yellow flowers. The interior of the shield is marked FL above a series of alchemical symbols and abbreviations.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall hand blown)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 5.5 cm x 6 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0216
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05364
collector/donor number
SAP 73
catalog number
1991.0664.0216
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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