Ol: ex: Vesicis: Vlmi

Ol: ex: Vesicis: Vlmi

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Description
This blue and white glazed syrup jar has a straight spout and an applied strap handle. There is a raised band just below the flare that extends around the neck from one side of the handle to the other side. Two Putti are in the foreground of mountain vistas. The spout is framed by an escroll which wraps around the middle of the jar and is marked Ol: ex: Vesicis: Vlmi. The bottom of the foot is glazed and there is a makers mark obscured by applied labels.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
syrup jar
Date made
18th Century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17.7 cm x 17 cm x 20 cm; 6 15/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0588
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05800
collector/donor number
SAP 512
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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