Syrup Jar

Syrup Jar

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Description (Brief)
This syrup jar has a slightly curved spout and an applied strap handle. It has blue, yellow and green floral and geometric designs on a white background. The bottom of the handle has an oval medallion. Dark colored gothic script circles the container. The base of the handle is decorated with an eagle with its wings spread, a castle and a running bull within an oval cartouche.
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Object Name
syrup jar
Other Terms
jar; Pharmaceutical Container
date made
17th century
place made
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 21 cm x 15.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 587
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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