syrup jar

syrup jar

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Description
White and cobalt blue tin-glazed syrup jar with a flared foot and an applied spout and handle. The gold and black lettering inside the cartouche was applied with the cold painting technique. The circumference of the cartouche is embellished with a variety of decorative motifs including a basket of flowers, flanked by two peacocks, scrolls, tassels, swags of flowers and the head of an angel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
syrup jar
Other Terms
Jar; Pharmaceutical Container
Date made
18th Century
place made
Netherlands
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
ID Number
1991.0664.0831
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06043
collector/donor number
SAP 755
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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