Drug Jar

Description (Brief)
This waisted drug jar has a white back ground with stylized garland of blue and orange flowers surrounded by green leaves. At the waist is a band of gothic-style letters. George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes this jar to mid–eighteenth century Strasbourg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 8 1/16 in x 4 15/16 in
place made
France
ID Number
1991.0664.0679
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 603
catalog number
1991.0664.0679.01
1991.0664.0679.02
subject
Pharmacy
Art
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
Boger, Louise Ade. The Dictionary of World Pottery and Porcelain
Drey, Rudolf E.A.. Apothecary Jars
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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