Crucible

Description
This rounded crucible has a squat body with tripod legs and a wrought iron bale handle looped through triangular shaped handles. The entire body is incised with images of animals and two saints. An oval medallion set into the body is marked, "1530.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crucible
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 10 7/16 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0946
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 1034
catalog number
1991.0664.0946
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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