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victorian mahogany apothecary box and original contents

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SA1043578

Victorian Mahogany Apothecary Box And Original Contents

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

This antique has been viewed 8 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.

Description

A superb Victorian mahogany cased apothecary box with original fitted interior and contents c.1885. The polished mahogany case with brass carry handle to the top, double swing out shelved section, drawer to the base and poison compartment to the rear. The double fitted shelved doors with lock and catch release open to reveal an original fitted interior with two rows of glass bottles with stoppers, labels and contents to the doors and a single row to the fitted back section. Two pull out compartments for storage of dry goods to the centre and a larger drawers each side for holding the pestle and mortar etc. Two other larger drawers holding various instruments, scales and weights, lints, bandages etc. The original glass bottles, many with contents bearing the retailers labels V. H. Watts, Rainham, Kent (trading 1855 - 1982). Separate poison compartment to the rear with concealed release, the cover sliding off to reveal a row of bottles. Presented in superb original condition with a deep shine to the casework. Measures 11.5" wide x 7.25" deep x 13" high.
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Internal Ref: Stock number 39076



Declaration

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


Dimensions

Height = 33 cm (13.0")
Width = 29 cm (11.4")
Depth = 18.5 cm (7.3")


Seller Details

Sturmans Antiques
Sturmans Antiques Ltd
Main Street
Hawes
North Yorkshire
DL8 3QW
United Kingdom
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