Ol: ex: Vesicis: Vlmi

Description:

This blue and white glazed syrup jar has a straight spout and an applied strap handle. There is a raised band just below the flare that extends around the neck from one side of the handle to the other side. Two Putti are in the foreground of mountain vistas. The spout is framed by an escroll which wraps around the middle of the jar and is marked Ol: ex: Vesicis: Vlmi. The bottom of the foot is glazed and there is a makers mark obscured by applied labels.

Date Made: 18th Century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pharmacy

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0588Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05800Collector/Donor Number: SAP 512

Object Name: Jarsyrup jar

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17.7 cm x 17 cm x 20 cm; 6 15/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 7 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3f83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993523

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