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Korean Cast Iron Apothecary Mortar, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Since ancient times, apothecaries around the world have been using mortar and pestles like this one to grind medicinal herbs. This finely crafted and sculptural vessel was cast in ir...
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Early 20th Century Korean Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Iron

Provincial Chinese Stone Apothecary Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th century South Korean stone mortar was originally used in a traditional apothecary. Its open bowl allowed free movement of a pestle to effectively grind, mash, and macerate ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Korean Rustic Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Stone

19th Century Korean Rosewood Apothecary Chest
Located in San Francisco, CA
A 19th century Korean rosewood apothecary chest with a torii-style top surmounting an array of 49 drawers, each carved with the name of a medicinal herb, as well as a pair of doors w...
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Antique 19th Century Korean Apothecary Cabinets

Apothecary Chest
Located in New York, NY
Antique homeopathic apothecary (medicine) chest with compartmentalized drawers and panels.
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Antique 19th Century Korean Apothecary Cabinets

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Elm

  • Apothecary Chest
  • Apothecary Chest
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  • Apothecary Chest
H 51.5 in. W 41.5 in. D 12 in.
Apothecary Chest
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Antique homeopathic apothecary ( medicine ) chest with compartmentalized drawers and panels. For more photos, contact dealer.
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Antique 19th Century North Korean Apothecary Cabinets

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Elm

Apothecary Chest
H 51.5 in. W 41.5 in. D 12 in.
Chinese Medicine Apothecary Cabinet
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Exceptional and detailed Chinese counter-top medicine cabinet from a Chinese apothecary shop in Korea. Korean influences may be seen in the heavy and elaborate brass strap hinges. Ch...
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20th Century Korean Ming Apothecary Cabinets

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Brass

  • Chinese Medicine Apothecary Cabinet
  • Chinese Medicine Apothecary Cabinet
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H 26 in. W 23.5 in. D 9.5 in.
Korean late 19th Century Apothecary Cabinet
Located in Soquel, CA
A 19th century Korean Elmwood cabinet. Writing on inside paper reads in Chinese characters "Year of the Monkey, November, 16th day", this would put the age at 1884 or 1896. Year of t...
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Antique 1890s Korean Chinese Export Furniture

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Brass

Provincial Chinese Stone Apothecary Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th century South Korean stone mortar was originally used in a traditional apothecary. Its open bowl allowed free movement of a pestle to effectively grind, mash, and macerate ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Korean Rustic Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Stone

Apothecary Chest
Located in New York, NY
Multi-compartment Apothecary (medicine) chest with sliding door cabinets.
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Antique 19th Century Korean Apothecary Cabinets

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Elm

  • Apothecary Chest
  • Apothecary Chest
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H 49 in. W 43 in. D 9 in.
Medicine Chest
Located in New York, NY
Korean medicine chest with Chinese inscriptions for herbal medicine
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Antique 19th Century Korean Apothecary Cabinets

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Elm

  • Medicine Chest
  • Medicine Chest
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  • Medicine Chest
H 48 in. W 45 in. D 14 in.
Korean Herbal Apothecary Chest
Located in New York City, NY
A gorgeous wood medicine chest in wonderful condition and vibrant color. Each drawer is inscribed in Chinese with different contents of herbs belonging in each drawer.
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Antique 19th Century Korean Apothecary Cabinets

  • Korean Herbal Apothecary Chest
  • Korean Herbal Apothecary Chest
  • Korean Herbal Apothecary Chest
  • Korean Herbal Apothecary Chest
H 63 in. W 40.5 in. D 12 in.

Korean Apothecary For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Korean apothecary available at 1stDibs. Each Korean apothecary for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, elm and hardwood. Your living room may not be complete without a Korean apothecary — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A Korean apothecary is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in styles are sought with frequency.

How Much is a Korean Apothecary?

Prices for a Korean apothecary can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $348 and can go as high as $17,900, while the average can fetch as much as $5,250.