This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a narrow neck and flared lip. The white baked enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with yellow and red flowers. A yellow crown sits atop the shield. The jar is labeled with the alchemical symbol for powder and the text OUT VOGL in black.

Date Made: 17th-18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Pharmacy


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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: 1991.0664.0367Catalog Number: M-05516Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 228Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0367

Object Name: bottleOther Terms: bottle; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11.7 cm x 5.3 cm x 5 cm; 4 5/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-732f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993851

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