FLOR AMON S

Description
This square-shaped blown and molded glass apothecary jar has a baked enamel baroque-style blue and yellow cartouche on its front. The jar is marked with a red alchemical symbol for salt (sal) and the letters FLOR AMON S. The jar would have contained ammonia salts.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.7 cm x 7.3 cm x 7 cm; 4 3/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0340
catalog number
M-05489
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 201
catalog number
1991.0664.0340
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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