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mid victorian mahogany apothecary box


Mid Victorian Mahogany Apothecary Box

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Sturmans Antiques


An immaculate and complete mid Victorian mahogany cased apothecary box and original contents c.1880. The polished figured mahogany case with recessed brass campaign style handle to the hinged lid. The locking lid opening and the front falling by catch release to reveal a superb and complete original fitted interior. Row of apothecary bottles with contents, labels and stoppers to each sat at the front, larger bottles behind. The centre section with glass plate for mixing the medicines and two lift out trays with measuring, weighing and mixing items, pestle and mortar etc. Lower compartment for holding bandages, lints and cotton wool; all complete and unused. Presented in superb clean original condition with a deep shine to the case. Measures 13.25" wide x 7" deep x 6" high.
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Internal Ref: Stock number 38884


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 15 cm (5.9")
Width = 33.5 cm (13.2")
Depth = 18 cm (7.1")

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Sturmans Antiques
Sturmans Antiques Ltd
Main Street
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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