Medicine chest, large, leather covered, probably made for Vincenzo Guistiniani, Genoese Governor of between 1562 and 1566
Some of the bottles contained within this elaborate medicine chest still appear to have their 16th-century contents, including compounds such as rhubarb powder, juniper water and mustard oil.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
- Object Number:
- A641515 Pt167
- cotton (textile), gilt, iron, leather, paper (fibre product), textile, velvet, wood (unidentified)
overall (open): 695 mm x 680 mm x 415 mm, 37.5 kg
- medicine chest
- furnishing and equipment
- furnishing - artefact
- case furniture
- Giustiniani family
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