Measure Jar

Description
This jar served as a measure for liquids. The jar has a white background with blue slip decoration and applied handle. A round metal button is imbedded into the glaze on the left side of the container.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
measure, pitcher
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.5 cm x 9.3 cm x 12 cm; 3 11/32 in x 3 21/32 in x 4 23/32 in
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 4 in; 8.255 cm x 11.7475 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0667
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05879
collector/donor number
SAP 591
catalog number
1991.0664.0667
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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