Drug Jar

Description (Brief):

George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes 1991.0664.681 through 1991.0664.0699 to Niderwiller a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. This baluster-shaped drug jarhas a round flat lid and a scalloped edged foot. The container has a white-glazed background with two bands of blue, orange and yellow stylized flowers. The foot and lid have a vine of berries and leaves. The orange berry and leaf handle have been applied to the lid.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Subject: Pharmacy, Media

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, European Apothecary, Art


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Related Publication: Boger, Louise Ade. The Dictionary of World Pottery and Porcelain, Drey, Rudolf E.A.. Apothecary Jars, 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: 1991.0664.0689Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 613Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0689.011991.0664.0689.02

Object Name: jarOther Terms: jar; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20 cm x 12.5 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-731e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994253

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