A wonderful antique bronze with royal portraits, from France, dating ca. 1600 AD.
A large and attractive mortar with good high relief portraits.
Condition: Choice, Note that the mortar has a small loss at the rim, but it's an ancient damage or perhaps it was born this way. Terrific brown patina.
Size: 13,3 cm. wide and 9,5 cm. high, the mortar weighs ca. 2 kilograms.
Ex. Old Danish Collection.
A rare bronze mortar, likely Spanish but could French as well, late 16th. century AD.
Interesting design with faces and spacers. Also smaller faces near the rim.
Size: 10,4 cm. wide and 7,2 cm. high, weighing just below 1 kilogram.
Condition: Choice, wonderful brown patina, smaller nicks as seen in the pictures.
Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
Three piece doctor's desk set in original box. Circa 1910 and made of Silvered bronze, this set is exquisitely detailed and in excellent condition. It consists of a letter opener, a seal, and a pen all with the caduceus symbol for medicine. The original box is fitted and lined with red velvet. The exterior of the box has some damage, see the last picture. The measurements are as follows:
Box - 5" wide by 9.75" long
Pen - 8" long and .75" at its widest.
Seal - 3.5" tall and 1" at its widest...
William Wright Vegetable Pills Wooden Box, c. 1835. Fragile and very thin. A great piece of advertising. 2 1/4 incehs x 1 inch x 3/4 inches. Printing: 169 Race Street, Phila., Pa.
Original antique Bronze mortar and pestle late 17th early 18th century. Beautiful casting original pestle solid bronze. Measuring 4.5" Diameter 3.5" Tall pestle 6.5" Long.
An exceptional, huge bronze mortar with pestle, Italian 17th. century AD.
The mortar with two side dolphin handgrips, turned and steped form. This mortar is impressive and would appeal both to the collectors of early European metal item and to interiour decorators looking for something out of the ordinary.
The full set weighs more than 13 kilogram with the mortar weighing around 10 kilograms.
Size: Ca. 22,5 cm. high and 20,5 cm. wide. Masive construction...
This is a bronze or copper alloy horse bridle bit. It dates to the Zhou dynasty (as early as 1100 BCE) of ancient China. This particular piece is a very rare type with extra loops on each end. It measures roughly 20 cm in length and weighs 158 grams. This piece is in excellent condition and would be a great addition to any collection. Price just reduced for the new year!!!
This handsome solid brass and walnut pharmacy Pill Machine was used by 19th Century Druggist and designed to increase a pharmacist’s pill production.
The instrument consists of two parts.
1. A Slanted Base Plate with two solid brass side rails and a fluted brass strip with markings with graduated markings
2. A Roller with 4 brass wheels and a fluted strip matching the base plate strip.
Steps in making a pill:
An unusual find for those who collect narcotic bottles. This circa 1920s Opium hypodermic tablet boxed medicine is a nice find. There are 2 remaining vials that sport complete labels as seen. The box measures around 3 inches and has a label marked PANTOPON 'Roche'.
The vials are empty.
This is a wonderful example of an early 1900s pharmacy narcotic poison medicine. Recently acquired from a retired pharmacist, this awesome narcotic remains in very nice condition. The vials are empty of contents and sport complete labels.
Measures about 3 inches tall.
Fresh from a retired pharmacist's collection are an awesome threesome of narcotic and poison hypodermic tablet medicines. These seldom found medicines are each priced separately as indicated below.
Each container is in very good condition and houses small labeled EMPTY medicine tubes sporting tiny cork tops.
Each box measures about 3 inches high and dates to the early 1900s.
This is a rare collection seldom found in this condition...
Offered are two, vintage, white ceramic, pharmacy pill tiles produced circa 1920. Each tile is priced separately.
Both pill tiles have identical marking on the back side as follows: "GERMANY" and "Trademark 'M' PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK".
The smaller tile measures 8" x 10" and is in excellent condition, priced at $125.00.
The larger tile measures 10" x 12" and is in nice condition with the exception of a small 1/2" chip on the top front edge. Priced at $115.00...
Offered are two, decorative, late 19th century, English, porcelain, dental tooth paste pot lid containers. They are priced separately with the ORIENTAL TOOTH PASTE pot lid offered at $115.00, and the WOODS CHERRY TOOTH PASTE pot lid offered at $75.00.
The ORIENTAL TOOTH PASTE pot lid measures about 3 inches in diameter, sports a marbled exterior and is in very nice condition with a few faint edge chips to the base. There is a slight variance in color between the top and base...
Offered is a scarce, vintage, boxed case of SS White Dental Burs from the 1920 era.
This awesome tool of the trade includes many unused burs housed in their original, individual boxes. A detailed, complete label is pasted on the interior lid and is in good condition.
The hardwood case measures 11" L x 5.5" W x 3" H and has wear to the finish commensurate with age and use.
Offered is a hard to find painted cast iron meat and juice press from the late 19th century.
This dual purpose pharmacy tool of the trade measures about 9 inches high and retains much of its original black japanned surface.
Very rare antique cut crystal with a sterling silver cap alcohol holder complete with a sterling chain attached to a sterling silver thermometer case which contains the original thermometer. In excellent condition, the crystal alcohol holder measures 3" long and the sterling thermometer case measures 4.5" long. A very fine and rare addition for the collector! Circa late 19th C.
Offered is a very scarce, 19th century, strength measuring medical device known as a dynamometer that was manufactured by the G. Tiemann Company, New York, the most renown and respected surgical device manufacturers of the 19th century. Sold in the US by a gymnasium apparatus company out of St. Louis, the Fred Medart Company, the device was designed to assess the strength of the chest, back and legs up to a pull capacity of 1400 lbs...
Very scarce early 20th century Parke Davis veterinary specific turkey and chicken medicine. The bottle is in very nice condition and measures 5.75 inches tall.
An absolutely fabulous Parke Davis veterinary pharmacy, medicine bottle.