This square-shaped blown and molded glass bottle has a flat circular collar. The container is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche framed by yellow stylized leaves and capped by a crown. According to Urdang this bottle was manufactured in the last third of the 18th century. It is marked in black TMR SIMPL. TMR is the abbreviation for Tinctura Martis, or tincture of iron. This bottle is illustrated on page 20 in the Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Unspecified: Germany

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: 1991.0664.0190Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05338Collector/Donor Number: SAP 47Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0190

Object Name: bottleOther Terms: bottle; PHARMACEUTICAL CONTAINER

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)colorless (overall color)wite (overall color)yellow (overall color)red (overall color)black (overall color)blown (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 12 cm x 5 cm x 5.2 cm; 4 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in x 2 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_994157

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