Ung: PlaTigna

Description (Brief):

This drug jar has a blue floral motif. Its upper shoulder has a yellowish, oval medallion with an animal standing with one paw lifted. The escroll in the center is marked Ung: PlaTigna.

Description (Brief)

George Urdang, co-author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue, attributes this jar to 18th century Verona.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

Subject: Pharmacy


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Exhibition Location:

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: 1991.0664.0623Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 547Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0623

Object Name: jarOther Terms: jar; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18.3 cm x 14 cm; 7 3/16 in x 5 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5484-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993633

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