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Ung: PlaTigna

Ung: PlaTigna

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Description (Brief)
This drug jar has a blue floral motif. Its upper shoulder has a yellowish, oval medallion with an animal standing with one paw lifted. The escroll in the center is marked Ung: PlaTigna.
George Urdang, co-author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue, attributes this jar to 18th century Verona.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
18th century
place made
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 18.3 cm x 14 cm; 7 3/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 547
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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