Wooden drawer of oil bottles

Made:
Italy

Wooden drawer from a medicine chest containing ten bottles of oil with vellum coverings. Drawer: 245mm x 90 mm x 60 mm, 390 g. Although most of the bottles are not labelled, a few are legible including 'Olio del gran duce', 'Olio coni. Veleni' and 'Olio de Spasimo'. Unknown maker, probably Italian.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A642016
Materials:
glass, incomplete, oil, vellum and wood
type:
medicine chests
credit:
Wellcome Trust