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C: CAS CARILL

C: CAS CARILL

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Description
This "Albarello-shaped" jar and lid is an unusual shape for a wooden drug container. (the lid is stuck to the container) The jar has two incised lines at the neck and near the base, and it is painted green with an ivory-colored medallion, a black and gold border, and an alchemical symbol for Pulvis (Powder).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
place made
Germany
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 cm x 7.8 cm; 6 3/32 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0874
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 796
catalog number
1991.0664.0874
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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