RAD MEU

Description
This turned conical-shaped wooden drug jar and lid is painted blue-green, ivory, red, black and gold. The front of the container has a oval ivory-colored medallion surrounded by stylized gold leaves tied at the bottom with a red bow. The label reads "RAD/MEU".
This jar and .873, 875, 876, and 877 appear to have come from the same apothecary.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.2 cm x 9.5 cm; 6 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in
place made
Deutschland
ID Number
1991.0664.0871
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0871.01
1991.0664.0871.02
collector/donor number
SAP 793
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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