Antique Rosewood Scent or Apothecary Box

This is a beautiful quality rosewood apothecary or scent box of small size. It contains four glass bottles, two with liquid contents still in, I can't remove one of the stoppers.

The box is lined in the original red velvet.

The figuring of the rosewood has been carefully choosen and shows off the beauty of this exotic wood. It has a brass flower shaped escutcheon with a key for decoration purposes only.

If it was an apothecary case it would have been used in a private house.

Dates from around the end of the Regency period, C1815/20

It measures 16cm w x 11cm h x 6.8cm d

 

Antique Rosewood Scent or Apothecary Box

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