RAD MEU

RAD MEU

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Description
This turned conical-shaped wooden drug jar and lid is painted blue-green, ivory, red, black and gold. The front of the container has a oval ivory-colored medallion surrounded by stylized gold leaves tied at the bottom with a red bow. The label reads "RAD/MEU".
This jar and.873, 875, 876, and 877 appear to have come from the same apothecary.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Other Terms
jar; Pharmaceutical Container
date made
18th century
place made
Germany
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.2 cm x 9.5 cm; 6 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0871
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
1991.0664.0871.01
1991.0664.0871.02
collector/donor number
SAP 793
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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