Apothecary Clear Glass Bottle Container, Used For Crude Drugs, 1800's.

  • $74.99 CAD

Apothecary Hand Blown Clear Glass Bottle Container, Used For Crude Drugs, Bottle Containing a Brown Powder Substance, No Label Under Glass, 1800's Victorian, Civil War Era.


Label Under Glass Bottles Enjoyed Their Peak Popularity From The 1800s To The Early 1900s. They Were Used for Storage Of Many Acids and Bases, as Well as Stock Compounding Solutions Used By Many Pharmacists Of That Time.

Some Glass Apothecary Bottles Employed an Ornate Label That was Covered By a Thin Layer Of Glass To Prevent Damage To The Label. These Labels Were Often Gold-Leafed and Were Visually Attractive as Well as Functional. The Contents Were Listed On The Label Often In Latin, Which was The Language Of Medicine Up Until Recent Times.

Item Code - GLA5A10106LGA

Width: 2 7/8"  Height: 8 7/8"  Depth: 2 7/8"  Weight: 616 g

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