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AQ SCLOPETAR

AQ SCLOPETAR

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Description
This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a narrow neck and flared lip. The baked white enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with red flowers. A yellow crown sits atop the shield, with a yellow tassel below. The jar’s label reads AQ SCLOPETAR in black text. The jar would have contained Aqua Sclopetaria, a solution that was used to help heal bullet wounds. The solution was very similar to Aqua Vulneraria, also used to heal wounds.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
bottle
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm; 11 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0395
catalog number
M-05544
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 256
catalog number
1991.0664.0395
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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