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Description (Brief)
George Urdang author of The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue attributes 1991.0664.681 through 1991.0664.0699 to Niderwiller a town near Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France. This baluster-shaped drug jar has a scallop edged foot and a flat round lid. It has a white, glazed background with two continuous rings of stylized blue, orange and yellow flowers. The lid has a vine of berries and leaves with an applied berry and leaf handle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
Other Terms
Jar; Pharmaceutical Container
Date made
18th Century
place made
France
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0686
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05898
collector/donor number
SAP 610
catalog number
1991.0664.0686.01
1991.0664.0686.02
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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