Pharmacy Equipment and Accessories : Preparing and dispensing remedies as well as medical advice for centuries
Object ID Number:
PH338
Object Name:
Pil. Opii Jar
Manufacturer:
A H, Germany
Manufactured from:
1870
Manufactured to:
1900
Description / History:
Ceramic jar labeled Pil. Opii. Hand painted with floral and leaf design in pink and green. Bottom of jar labeled A H Germany.

Pil. is the Middle Ages abbreviation of pills. Opii is the Middle ages abbreviation for opium.
19th century pharmacists used these decorative jars to store opium pills before dispensing to customers.
Dimensions:
H–0.009 Dia–3 inches
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