Skillet

Description
This skillet has a flared bowl, a round handle and three legs with feet in the shape of animal paws. In The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue pharmaceutical historian George Urdang attributes the skillet to the 16 century of Rhenish origin. Many of the apothecary's tools such as this skillet were similar to cooking utensils found in homes.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.1 cm x 44.7 cm x 29 cm; 5 9/16 in x 17 19/32 in x 11 13/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0944
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 1032
catalog number
1991.0664.0944
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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