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Syrup Jar

Syrup Jar

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Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has an applied slab handle and spout. Its ovoid-shaped container is decorated with blue arches or false gadroons. In Apothecary Jars by Rudolf Drey, a similar jar to 1991.0664.0648 through 1991.0664.0664 is illustrated, and attributed to Savona, a seaport town in northern Italy. It has a similar blue and manganese pallet. There is a rectangular green and black paper label glued to the bottom of the handle. The inscription is not clear.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syrup jar
date made
18th century
place made
Italy: Liguria, Savona
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.5 cm x 15 cm x 18.7 cm; 7 11/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 7 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0656
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 580
catalog number
1991.0664.0656
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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