Glass pharmacy bottle with crest

Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century. Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century. Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century. Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century.

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Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle, 17th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Italian glass crested pharmacy bottle with cork stopper, 17th century

Featuring gold ribbon design and shield crest divided into thirds. Crest includes a fish on a yellow-gold background, a red fleur-de-lis on a white background and three white and gold roses on a blue background.

On the other side are the remains of lettering, presumably describing the contents of the bottle.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A77260
Materials:
whole, glass, aqua, stopper, cork and stopper, velvet, green
Measurements:
overall: 360 mm x 280 mm x 155 mm,
type:
storage bottles
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust