E CORT: PERUV

Description
This tin glazed cylindrical drug jar has a short straight neck and flared foot. The container is decorated with cobalt blue laurel branches. The interior of the wreath is marked, “E CORT:PERUV.” The jar is the work of Hugo Brouwer, who owned a ceramics factory in Delft, the Netherlands.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
jar
date made
1775-1788
maker
Hugo Brouwer
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25.5 cm x 19 cm; 10 1/32 in x 7 15/32 in
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm
place made
Netherlands
ID Number
1991.0664.0841
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06053
collector/donor number
SAP 765
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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