Ol. Ouorum

Description:

This syrup jar is decorated with blue flowers and foliage. A hare and a lion are also depicted in blue around the jar. The container is marked just below the lower shoulder, Ol. Ouorum. The bottom of the foot is marked with an image of a lighthouse. Lighthouses were used to mark the wares of 17th and 18th century Genovese potters.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pharmacy

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, European Apothecary, Art

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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0585Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05797Collector/Donor Number: SAP 509Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0585

Object Name: jarsyrup jar

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21.3 cm x 17 cm x 23 cm; 8 3/8 in x 6 11/16 in x 9 1/16 inoverall: 8 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 22.225 cm x 22.5425 cm x 16.51 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-f1ae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993520

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