AQ TILLAW FL

Description
This square-shaped blown and molded apothecary jar has a narrow neck for liquids. The baked enamel label is a white shield surrounded by a blue wreath which is typical of German pharmaceutical containers of the 17th and 18th centuries. The jar is marked AQ TILLAW FL.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm x 8.2 cm x 8 cm; 7 3/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0165
catalog number
M-05313
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0165
collector/donor number
SAP 22
subject
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
Health & Medicine
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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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