Apothecary Bottle, COCHLEAR

Description
This blown glass drug jar is decorated with a floral wreath and ribbons. The jar is marked with an alchemical symbol and, COCHLEAR. The opaque white color of the glass comes from the addition of tin oxide meant to imitate porcelain.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 11 cm; 8 7/8 in x 4 5/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0483
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05632
1991.0664.0483.01
1991.0664.0483.02
collector/donor number
SAP 344
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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