This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a narrow neck, flared lip and, a round glass stopper. The baked white enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with a yellow flower. A yellow crown sits atop the shield. The jar’s label begins with the alchemical symbol for powder, followed by the text LTEMP RNB.

Date Made: 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: 1991.0664.0357Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0357.021991.0664.0357.01M-05506

Object Name: bottleOther Terms: bottle; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13.2 cm x 5 cm x 4.8 cm; 5 3/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 1 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c0fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993852

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