Ol: Rosat: Compl:

Description (Brief):

George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes the provenance of 1991.0664.0681 through 1991.0664.0705 to Niderwiller, a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. This baluster-shaped syrup 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 lid has an applied handle shaped like a berry with a slim green stem and single leaf. The label reads, Ol: Rosat: Compl:, possibly oil of roses or Rosatum Unguentum an ointment made from roses.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Subject: Pharmacy


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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: 1991.0664.0698Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0698.011991.0664.0698.02Collector/Donor Number: SAP 622

Object Name: syrup jarOther Terms: jar; Pharmaceutical Container

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20.5 cm x 13.5 cm x 19 cm; 8 1/16 in x 5 5/16 in x 7 15/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8c75-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994264

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