Laboratory or Pharmacy Jar

Object Name: 
Laboratory or Pharmacy Jar

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Object Name: 
Laboratory or Pharmacy Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 35.1 cm, Diam (max): 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Laboratory or Pharmacy Jar. Colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied, ground. Tall cylindrical body, thickened rim, ground inside to fit stopper (which is missing); lower end of body hemispherical, with applied band at transition; solid, capstan-shaped stem and flat foot with cut roundel (to remove pontil mark). The jar is filled with chunks of white Tchermigite, aka alum or Deodorant Stone.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Librairie Alain Brieux, Source