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LARGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-30

LARGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-30

Amber glass bottle with glass stopper measures 15 ½” high x 5 ½” at the base. Painted label reads, “OL: BERGAM:”.  This jar would have contained oil of bergamot. Very good condition with… (909-96). Learn More »

LARGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-30

LARGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE, CIRCA 1800-30

Amber glass bottle with glass stopper measures 15 ½” high x 5 ½” at the base. Painted label reads, “MIST:CRET:C:”. This formula was a treatment for cholera. Very good condition with one… (909-97). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY FRENCH OR ITALIAN DRUG JAR

18TH CENTURY FRENCH OR ITALIAN DRUG JAR

Ceramic jar features a blue wreath surrounding the Latin medical name, “HYERA-DIACOLOC“, in the center. This medicine was used for headaches. Jar displays light surface cracks and scattered chips,… (909-59). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY DELFT DRUG JAR

18TH CENTURY DELFT DRUG JAR

English Delftware tin-glazed pottery jar features the Latin medical name, “MITHRID:DAM“, in a cartouche label flanked by peacocks and an angel. This medicine was an antidote for poison. Jar… (909-63). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1890

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1890

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands with a cartouche label that reads, “UNG: HYDRARG:”, flanked by scrollwork, turtles and flowers. This was for an ointment made from mercury… (909-83). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL AMPUTATION KIT

CIVIL WAR MEDICAL AMPUTATION KIT

By instrument maker H.G. Kern, Philadelphia. Two tier kit in mahogany box, 16.25 x 3” Trimmed with brass corners, inlay and center cover nameplate [blank]. Lined top and bottom in burgundy velvet.… (M25267). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

Delft ceramic jar features gold gilt bands and cartouche label that reads, “UNG: CANET”. This was for an ointment. Jar has very slight chips on the top edge of rim. Measures 7 ½” high x 4 ½”… (909-78). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

English Delft ceramic jar features gold gilt bands and label flanked by palm trees that are encircled by serpents. Label reads, “COLD CREAM”.  Jar has one chip on the top edge of rim. Gold gilt… (909-76). Learn More »

TOOTH EXTRACTOR, POST-CIVIL WAR

TOOTH EXTRACTOR, POST-CIVIL WAR

Two handled, plier style extractor is very sturdy and made of steel. Light surface rust and pitting are present, mainly on interior of handles. End of handle is marked, “12”. Mark near top reads,… (516-254). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands, and the image of two palm trees with serpents. Label reads, “CONS: JUNIP: B:”. This was a conserve of juniper which was used for infectious… (909-79). Learn More »

FOLDING SURGEON’S SCALPEL, CIRCA 1820

FOLDING SURGEON’S SCALPEL, CIRCA 1820

Scalpel has a tortoise shell case with steel blade. Blade has an unreadable maker’s mark. End of handle has a small chip present. Measures 3 ¾” long. … (M25462). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1840-50

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1840-50

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands with a floral cartouche label that reads, “POTENTILLAS REPTANS”. This is a creeping perennial plant native to Eurasia and Northern Africa and… (909-90). Learn More »

$50.00
ON HOLD

BRASS MORTAR AND PESTLE

BRASS MORTAR AND PESTLE

Urn shaped mortar measures 5 ¼” high x 3 ¼” in diameter at the base x 4 3/8” at the top. Pestle measures 6 ½” long. Both items are solid brass. Nice, vintage look, with some scattered small… (179-749). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands with a floral cartouche label that reads, “ASCRIPTIN”. This was for buffered aspirin. Jar is free of cracks and chips. Measures 5 ½” high x… (909-84). Learn More »

$125.00
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FRENCH FAIENCE WET DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1820-30

FRENCH FAIENCE WET DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1820-30

Glazed pottery jar features a cartouche label that reads, “F.I.B. SI.”, flanked by a wreath of leaves and scrollwork. Jar displays a wonderful crackled patina and scattered surface chips, which… (909-55). Learn More »

STONEWARE WET DRUG JAR

STONEWARE WET DRUG JAR

This is an old stoneware apothecary jar.  It features a pouring spout and colorful salt glazed decorations. Possibly of French or Italian origin. It measures approximately 9” tall x 6” wide.… (909-65). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY FRENCH DELFT DRUG JAR

18TH CENTURY FRENCH DELFT DRUG JAR

Delftware tin-glazed pottery jar features an empty cartouche label below a design of a wreath of leaves, birds, flowers and urn. Back of jar is marked with the year, “1791”. Jar displays scattered… (909-74). Learn More »

VERY RARE COBALT BLUE PERSIAN ALBARELLO DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1680

VERY RARE COBALT BLUE PERSIAN ALBARELLO DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1680

This uniquely shaped Albarello jar is labeled, “V. AUREUM” which means “golden ointment”, a healing cosmetic ointment. Albarello is a pottery jar for apothecaries’ ointments and dry drugs… (909-58). Learn More »

CASED SET OF DENTAL INSTRUMENTS

CASED SET OF DENTAL INSTRUMENTS

Embossed brown leather case opens to reveal seven dental instruments. Instruments have bone handles. Five are in very good condition, two each have a crack in the handles. Metal is mostly bright with… (516-268). Learn More »

BLUE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID

BLUE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID

Blue glass jar has painted gold label that reads, “FERRI FERROCY” which is Ferric Ferricyanide, otherwise known as “Prussian blue” or “midnight blue”. It was the first modern synthetic… (909-111). Learn More »


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1850’S MILITIA OFFICER’S COATEE

Coat has a dark blue wool body with yellow wool collar, tails, turn-backs and piping on the cuffs. Front has a wool buff colored placket. All buttons are 17mm eagle “I” buttons. The dark blue wool body of the coatee is clean and tightly sewn.… (801-423). Learn More »

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