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: 13.7 cm x 12.7 cm x 10.7 cm; 5 13/32 in x 5 in x 4 7/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0942
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06338
collector/donor number
SAP 1030
catalog number
1991.0664.0942
subject
Pharmacy
Chemistry
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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