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Mahogany Apothecary Cabinet

£2,950.00

Antique solid mahogany apothecary cabinet with secret poison compartment! Solid mahogany apothecary cabinet with large brass carry handle and brass escutcheon. The right-hand door has the real lock, once open the left-hand door has a small brass finger tab to... Read More

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SKU: 500891 - MMXE Categories: ,
Dimensions 22 × 27 × 19 cm
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SKU 500891 - MMXE

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Antique solid mahogany apothecary cabinet with secret poison compartment!

Solid mahogany apothecary cabinet with large brass carry handle and brass escutcheon.
The right-hand door has the real lock, once open the left-hand door has a small brass finger tab to keep it closed.
The cabinet houses 12 bottles and two drawers. The lower drawer has four small glass jars and a glass mortar & Pestle. The upper drawer houses a set of brass scales and weights. A measuring beaker, pallet knife and small funnel.

On the top right-hand corner of the open box is a small tab, which can be pulled towards the front of the box. This allows access to the secret compartment at the back of the box. The panel can be slid open to reveal 4 glass jars. These would often contain poisons and the more dangerous chemicals or drugs.

Complete with a fully working lock and tasselled key.

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All our items come with an authentication certificate with an image, care instructions and a separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with 14 days no-quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

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Additional information

Dimensions 22 × 27 × 19 cm
Country

Medium

, ,

Year

SKU 500891 - MMXE