Pharmacy display jar for Peru bark

Made:
1830-1900

Large English pharmacy display jar, one of two, painted glass for Peru Bark with heraldic crest, 19th century.

The motto on the coat of arms is 'PIFERQUE PER ORBEM DICOR'. The shield is supported by two unicorns and the crest on the helmet is a rhinoceros. A face has been drawn on the brow of the helmet.

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Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Object Number:
A45392/2
Materials:
glass, iron and paint
type:
display bottles and pharmacy (glassware) display bottles and pharmacy (glassware)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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