Ol: Lillior: Alb:

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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. The label reads Ol: Lillior: Alb: probably a compound including Lilly's.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
France
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 13 cm x 19 cm; 8 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0697
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0697.01
1991.0664.0697.02
collector/donor number
SAP 621
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
Medicine
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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