This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a narrow neck for pouring liquids. The bottle is decorated with a baked enamel while shield surrounded by blue and yellow scrolls in the Baroque style. The center of the shield is marked, AQ THERIAC, the A and T are in red and the remaining letters are in black.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MedicinePharmacy


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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: 1991.0664.0282Catalog Number: M-05431Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 140

Object Name: bottleOther Terms: bottle; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15.7 cm x 7.8 cm x 7.8 cm; 6 3/16 in x 3 1/16 in x 3 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_993910

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