GUM STORAC

GUM STORAC

Description
This turned wooded drug and lid with an exaggerated overhang is painted red. Cone-shaped, it widens from top to bottom. The wood has traces of red paint around the neck and the lid, and has a ivory-colored shield surrounded by a finely painted asymmetrical scalloped border in shades of brown.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
place made
Deutschland
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 10.3 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0882
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 804
catalog number
1991.0664.0882.01
1991.0664.0882.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History