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CIN JOVIS

CIN JOVIS

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Description
This square blown and molded glass jar has a flared circular collar with a wooden and cork lid. The container is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche framed by stylized blue leaves and red and yellow flowers. It is marked CIN JOVIS. According to George Urdang, author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue this bottle was made in the last third of the 18th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 6.1 cm x 6.1 cm; 3 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0200
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05348
1991.0664.0200.01
1991.0664.0200.02
collector/donor number
SAP 57
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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