Apothecary Jar, ANTISPH

Apothecary Jar, ANTISP/H

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Description
This mouth jar is marked ANTISP/H below an alchemical symbol for powder. Its wide mouth makes it easy to remove powdered substances.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.4 cm x 6.2 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0149
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05297
collector/donor number
SAP 6
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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