GRANA TILLI

Description (Brief)
This turned, wooden straight-walled drug jar with lid is painted dark red, and has a yellowish oval medallian surrounded by swaged leaves and a ribbon. The inscription in the middle of the medallian is painted in black block letters "GRANA TILLI".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.2 cm x 10 cm; 7 9/16 in x 3 15/16 in
place made
Deutschland
ID Number
1991.0664.0885
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 807
catalog number
1991.0664.0885.01
1991.0664.0885.02
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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