S/4101 Antique Treen Lignum Vitae Apothecary's or Doctor's Mercury Dispenser of the Georgian Period
An unusual lignum vitae apothecary's or doctor's mercury dispenser, having a screw top with a small tapered funnel that fits the base, which is of baluster form and has a lovely colour, as it was turned from both heart and sap wood. The whole has an excellent patination.
2¾ in. (7 cm.) High
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1800