Drug Jar

Description (Brief)
This square-shaped drug jar is identical to 1991.0664.0717. The date “1716” is at the lower portion of the jar. According to George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue, the intertwined triple “C” on the left represents Christian, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels, and the letters "LCD" on the right for his wife Louise Christine.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
1716
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.6 cm x 15.5 cm; 8 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in
Place Made
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0716
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 640
catalog number
1991.0664.0716
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Medicine
European Apothecary
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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
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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