Square wooden medicine chest, 1700-1850

Made:
1700-1850 in France
maker:
Unknown

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Square wooden chest, metal band with carrying handle and lock, contains 10 glass bottles (7 labelled), labelled pewter cannister, 4 labelled glass phials, labelled box, labelled tin, 12 paper packets (6 labelled), and a capillary tube in box. Lid embroidered with Maltese cross. Unknown maker, French, 1700-1850. Accompanying label, reads ' Portable Medicine Chest/ French/ Late XVII Century'

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A656675
Materials:
braid, brass, chest, wood and silk
type:
medicine chest
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • case furniture
  • chest