Apothecary Bottle, ELIX: VISCER: H


This blown glass drug container is marked, ELIX: VISCER: H:" The opaque white color of the glass comes from the addition of tin oxide and was meant to imitate porcelain.

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: 1991.0664.0479Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-056281991.0664.0479.011991.0664.0479.02Collector/Donor Number: SAP 340

Object Name: bottle

Physical Description: glass (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 21 cm x 10.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9088-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994301

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