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Description
This conical-shaped wooden jar and lid are painted dark green with ivory-colored medallion, gold and red decorative motif.
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
1991.0664.0873
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 795
catalog number
1991.0664.0873.01
1991.0664.0873.02
subject
European Apothecary
Wood Drug Jars
Pharmacy
Art
European Apothecary
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
cited
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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