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TUT

TUT

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Description
This widemouthed glass jar has a flattened collar and an applied round foot. It is decorated with a baked enamel white cartouche framed by blue stylized vines and topped by a yellow crown which is typical of German pharmaceutical containers of the 17th and 18th century's. It is marked TUT above the an alchmical sysmbol, two letter Ps, with two lines running horizontally through the stems.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.1 cm x 6 cm; 3 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0155
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05303
1991.0664.0155
collector/donor number
SAP 12
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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