Apothecary Jar, RAD: ARIS

Description
This blown glass drug jar is marked with the alchemical symbol most likely Anatomny and RAD: ARIS:. The opaque white color of the glass comes from the addition of tin oxide and was meant to imitate porcelain.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.8 cm x 9.5 cm; 7 25/32 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0482
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05631
collector/donor number
SAP 343
catalog number
1991.0664.0482
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
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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