A trapezoid-shaped wooden stand with marquetry design forming a frame of flowers and intertwined stems. A print, OFFICINA PHARMACEUTICA DIETERICIANA, 1991.0664.0061 in the Squibb Collection depicts an apothecary (on the right) in a shop using a writing desk similar to the one shown here.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: PharmacyMedicine


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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: 1991.0664.0997Collector/Donor Number: SAP 1086Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0997

Object Name: lectern

Physical Description: walnut (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 cm x 20.8 cm x 18 cm; 3 15/16 in x 8 3/16 in x 7 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a574-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994431

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