American Hanging Apothecary Show Globe with Gilded and Painted Eagle. Circa 1840 For Sale
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American Hanging Apothecary Show Globe with Gilded and Painted Eagle. Circa 1840

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American hanging Apothecary show globe with a mounted cast iron painted and gilded eagle. Globe was filled with a colorful green or red liquid to warn a largely illiterate public of a plaque or to signal all was well. Mid-19th century.

Details

  • Of the Period
    American Empire
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1840
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 37 in. x W 11.5 in. x D 22 in.H 93.98 cm x W 29.21 cm x D 55.88 cm
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Seller Reference Number
    # 4669
  • Reference Number
    LU887213099541
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