Cof. hyerae co

Cof. hyerae co

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Description
This albarello drug jar is decorated with an elaborate blue floral motif. On the upper shoulder is a depiction of John the Baptist's head lying on a plate. An escroll diagonally placed on the waist is marked in gothic script, Cof. hyerae co. The remains of a paper label is glued to the interior rim of the jar. It is marked in pen, "J O.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
albarello
Date made
18th Century
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.9 cm x 10 cm; 8 5/8 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0598
catalog number
M-05810
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 522
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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