Medicine or spirit chest, mahogany, square, brass

Made:
1770-1860 in England
maker:
Unknown

Medicine or spirit chest, mahogany, square, brass hinged lid and lock, no key, brass carrying handle on top of lid, holds four labelled spirit bottles for sugar, Hollands, Rum and Brandy, all empty, English(?), 1770-1860

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A23797
Materials:
hinges, lock, handle, brass, inner frame, boxwood, mahogany
Measurements:
overall (open to 90 degrees): 370 mm x 219 mm x 280 mm,
overall (closed): 218 mm x 219 mm x 218 mm, 6.42 kg
type:
spirit chest
credit:
France
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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