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Apothecary Bottle, SP COCHLEAR

Apothecary Bottle, SP COCHLEAR

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Description
This square blown and molded glass bottle has a narrow neck and flat collar. The container is decorated with a baked enamel cartouche which is framed by stylized blue leaves and yellow and red flowers. It is marked in black SP COCHLEAR.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
17th-18th century
unspecified
Germany
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
rococo (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 15.4 cm x 7.3 cm x 7.2 cm; 6 1/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0202
catalog number
M-05350
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 59
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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