19thC Amethyst ARSENIC Cobalt OPIUM Apothecary Bottles
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Directory: Archives: Instruments and Implements: Scientific: Pre 1900: item # 930450
Please refer to our stock # M1014 when inquiring.
PO Box 461
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Offered is an extraordinarily decorative pair of late 19th century, English, Arsenic and Opium, apothecary shelf bottles.
The amethyst glass poison bottle is labeled "LIQ:ARSEN: or ARSENIC, and the cobalt bottle is labeled "EXT:PAPAV:LIQ" - the abbreviation for the Latin PAPAVER which is an OPIUM alkaloid.
Each narrow-neck bottle features a gorgeous, faceted, ground-glass stopper that enhances the appearance of this lovely cobalt and amethyst pair!
The bottles also feature stunning, hand-painted labels as well as hand-painted English shields with double lions.
Each bottle measures 7 1/4 inches high.
A must-have addition to the advanced drug store or apothecary collection!