MERC VIVUS

MERC VIVUS

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Description
This straight walled cylindrical wooden drug jar has a removable wooden peg that fits into a hole at the top of the container. The drug jar and the top of the peg are painted dark green. An ivory-colored, oval medallion surrounded by stylized black leaves with a red ribbon at the bottom of the medallion. There is an incised line just below the top and just above the base of the container. The interior of the medallian is marked in black, "MEP?G/VIVUS".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Jar
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
ID Number
1991.0664.0866
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06076
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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