RAD VICTOR L

Description
This turned conical-shaped wooden, drug jar and lid has two distinct markings. An outline of an oval horizontal medallion appears on one side of the container while the other side has a paper label marked in black, "RAD VICTOR L" The container has been painted over several times. Remnants of red, blue and green paint can be seen. Labels were often removed from wooden containers when the contents of the container changed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23.3 cm x 11.1 cm; 9 3/16 in x 4 3/8 in
place made
Deutschland
ID Number
1991.0664.0880
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 802
catalog number
1991.0664.0880.01
1991.0664.0880.02
subject
European Apothecary
Wood Drug Jars
Pharmacy
Art
European Apothecary
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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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