Syrup Jar

Description (Brief)
George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes 1991.0664.681 through 1991.0664.0699 to Niderwiller a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. The jars have a white background with two continuous rings of stylized blue, orange and yellow flowers. The spouts are designed to resemble the leaves and stems of a plant. A broken piece of cork is imbedded in the spout of this jar. The handle has two applied brown stems that cross over each other and terminate with green leaves at the widest point of the jar. The lid is flat with an applied green vine-like handle with red fruit and green leaves.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
France
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 18.5 cm x 14 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0682
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 606
catalog number
1991.0664.0682.01
1991.0664.0682.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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