Drug Jar

Drug Jar

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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 jarhas a round flat lid and a scalloped edged foot. The container has a white-glazed background with two bands of blue, orange and yellow stylized flowers. The foot and lid have a vine of berries and leaves. The orange berry and leaf handle have been applied to the lid.
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: 20 cm x 12.5 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0689
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 613
catalog number
1991.0664.0689.01
1991.0664.0689.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
Media
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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