Lectern

Description
A trapezoid-shaped wooden stand with marquetry design forming a frame of flowers and intertwined stems. A print, OFFICINA PHARMACEUTICA DIETERICIANA, 1991.0664.0061 in the Squibb Collection depicts an apothecary (on the right) in a shop using a writing desk similar to the one shown here.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lectern
date made
18th century
Physical Description
walnut (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 20.8 cm x 18 cm; 3 15/16 in x 8 3/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0997
collector/donor number
SAP 1086
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0997
subject
Pharmacy
Art
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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