CARTOCOSTI

CARTOCOSTI

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Description
Albarello-shaped drug jar with a straight neck. The white and cobalt blue tin-glazed container is decorated a basket of fruit is flanked by two peacocks, scrolls, vines, tassels and the face of an angel creating a cartouche. The interior of the cartouche is marked, "CARTOCOSTI:"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
Other Terms
Jar; Pharmaceutical Container
Date made
18th Century
place made
Netherlands
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 8.3 cm; 4 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0828
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06040
collector/donor number
SAP 752
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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