Chinese apothecary / pharmacy medicine chest dating to circa 1840-1850. From the Shanxi province, China.
Original lacquer. Red lacquer on front, black sides.
28 drawers with remains of the descriptions with the name of different medicinal herbs.
Previously in China, the doctor and pharmacist were the same person and the medicine chest was used for storage of minerals and herbs that were included in natural medicine.
Measurement (cm) H: 158 – W: 88 – D: 41
Material Elm / Lacquer / Red / Yellow / Black
Price 2,895.16 USD