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B.S Lilco

B.S/ Lilco

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Description
This pitcher–shaped jar serves as a measure for liquids. It has an applied double sausage roll handle. The jar has a whitish glaze background and is decorated with a blue laurel motif framing the magnesium–colored lettering. The pitcher is marked “1/2” on the spout and “B.S/ Lilco” on the waist.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measure
measure, pitcher
Date made
1700 - 1799
place made
Italy
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.1 cm x 12 cm x 15 cm; 5 5/32 in x 4 23/32 in x 5 29/32 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 15.875 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0668
catalog number
M-05880
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 592
catalog number
1991.0664.0668
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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