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19th Century Chinese Apothecary Medicine Cabinet with 45 Drawers



Beautiful Chinese apothecary medicine chests dating to circa 1840-1860 from the Shanxi province, China. 45 drawers and original lacquer. Drawers still with some remains of the descriptions with the name of different medicinal herbs. Previously in China, the doctor and pharmacist were the same person and the medicine chest was used for storage of minerals and herbs that were included in natural medicine.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 67.33 in. (171 cm)Width: 44.49 in. (113 cm)Depth: 22.05 in. (56 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Nordhavn, DK
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 102742 KIR1stDibs: LU1007417763652

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  • Shipping
    $2,899 Express Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-7 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Nordhavn, Denmark
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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