A goblet-shaped drug jar with a foot. The jar has a white-glazed background with a cobalt blue cartouche, decorated with a basket flanked by two birds.

On a visit to Washington, DC in 1983, Dutch Historian of pharmacy D.A. Wittop Koning spent time examining with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Collection. Koning made a list of the mortars and jar jars he felt were misidentified. He felt this particular jar was a replica.

Date Made: 1700 - 1799

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: 1991.0664.0829Catalog Number: M-06041Accession Number: 1991.0664

Object Name: JarOther Terms: Jar; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 cm x 8.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-ab97-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993576

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