GUM STORAC

Description
This turned wooded drug and lid with an exaggerated overhang is painted red. Cone-shaped, it widens from top to bottom. The wood has traces of red paint around the neck and the lid, and has a ivory-colored shield surrounded by a finely painted asymmetrical scalloped border in shades of brown.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Deutschland
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 10.3 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0882
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 804
catalog number
1991.0664.0882.01
1991.0664.0882.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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