Florentine Bottle

Description
This free blown green glass container has a long neck, a slightly flared lip, a round squat body, and a twisted spout. Florentine bottles were used for the distillation of flower oils.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.3 cm x 12.5 cm x 11 cm; 5 5/8 in x 4 29/32 in x 4 11/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0932
collector/donor number
SAP 1020
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06328
1991.0664.0932
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Chemistry
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Collection
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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