BRASS-BOUND FULLY FITTED ROSEWOOD APOTHECARY BOX
A fine quality mid-19th century rosewood “Apothecary” Box in superb condition. The box is of beautifully figured rosewood, bound in brass, with brass flush-mounted “military-style” brass handles to both sides. The lid opens to reveal the full contents of 16 ‘medicine’ bottles, all with their original labels and some with contents.
Arranged in the fully-fitted drawer below are various additional items which include: set of 6 smaller medicine bottles; set of brass scales & weights; tin boxes for powers etc; glass pestle-and-mortar; glass measuring jar and other medical bits-and-pieces! A lovely quality Apothecary’s fitted box, rare in rosewood.
Date: circa 1840-50
Dimensions: 10.5 x 8ins; 9ins high. (25.5 x 20 x 23cms)
Stock No. 5046/k