syrup jar

Description (Brief):

George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes 1991.0664.0681 through 1991.0664.0705 to Niderwiller, a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. This baluster-shaped drug jar has a scallop edged foot and a flat round lid. It has a white-glaze background with two continuous rings of blue, orange and yellow stylized flowers. The foot has a berry and leaf vine at its edge.

Date Made: 18th Century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Subject: Pharmacy


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Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0693Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-059051991.0664.0693.011991.0664.0693.02Collector/Donor Number: SAP 617

Object Name: Jarsyrup jarOther Terms: Jar; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21 cm x 13.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 5 5/16 in x 7 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_994255

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