Leather covered perfume case, Netherlands, 1671-1700

Made:
1671-1700 in Netherlands
maker:
Unknown

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Leather covered wooden case, hinged lid, containing 4 glass bottles, a metal funnel and measure, Dutch, possibly late 17th century

The portable case contains four glass bottles with a metal funnel and a measure to make perfumes or medical treatments. It may have been used by an apothecary, a pharmacist or a perfume maker.

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A642080
Materials:
case, fabric, case, glass, case, leather, covered, case, metal, case, paper, case, velvet, lined and case, wood
type:
perfume case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Sotheby's