Glass flask labelled "AQ.S.FLOR.SALV" (sage flower water/tea) and "CIANURO DE MERCURIO" painted with monastic arms

Made:
1601-1800 in Spain

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Glass flask labelled "AQ.S.FLOR.SALV" (sage flower water/tea) and "CIANURO DE MERCURIO" painted with monastic arms, probably Spanish, 17th or 18th century

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A61646
Materials:
cork and glass
Measurements:
overall: 376 mm 198 mm, 1.26 kg
type:
flasks, pharmacy (drugs), pharmacy (glassware), flasks, flowers, mercuric cyanide, pharmacy (drugs), pharmacy (glassware), sage and water
credit:
de Pontes, N.