Apothecary Shop Display c.1879

This item is likely to have been displayed in a shop window or interior section (Counter) of a pharmacy in France in the late 19th Century.

Description

We are proud to offer a highly unique decorative late 19th Century Apothecary hand carved shop display. This item is a single hand carved example with a snake entwined around an oversized apothecary bottle. This example is relief carved with a date of 1879 surrounded with a pair of oak leaves. Its shows a wonderful grain across the wood and has been waxes to preserve the wood. A lovely patination with light natural aged cracks in sections with a natural hole in the inside of the snake’s body in one section, Under the base of this item is a carved X shape with may suggest it sat on a larger base at one point, This item is large and weighs approximately 25kg which is reflected in the postage costs.

Dimensions in inches: H 31” x W 17” x D 14”

Origin: South of France

Age:1879

Material: Oak wood

Item Condition

This item is completely solid in structure and form, aged patina of the wood has taken place across all the surfaces, natural cracks in the wooden form are present, a natural hole is present in the snakes body to the inside of the carving, This item is naturally wax to preserve the wooden surface, its strongly suggested to please review all the photos provided as part of this advert.

Postage

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