Ol: Mastcin

Description (Brief)
George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes the provenance of 1991.0664.0681 through 1991.0664.0705 to Niderwiller, a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. This baluster-shaped syrup jar has a scallop edged foot and a flat round lid. It has a white-glaze background with two continuous rings of blue, orange and yellow stylized flowers. The lid has an applied handle shaped like a berry with a slim green stem and single leaf.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 13.5 cm x 18.5 cm; 7 7/8 in x 5 5/16 in x 7 9/32 in
place made
France
ID Number
1991.0664.0696
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0696.01
1991.0664.0696.02
collector/donor number
SAP 620
subject
Pharmacy
Medicine
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Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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