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Grand Mother Beal's Medicine Chest

Auction:
2345
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$499$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Grand Mother Beal's Medicine Chest, mid-19th century, poplar construction of four fitted serpentine-sided shelves above two dovetailed drawers, containing nine early American medicine bottles with pontils, two with corks and labels of Dr. Ordway's Celebrated Pain Destroyer, Lawrence, Mass., ht. 12 in., with pencil inscription on one drawer Grand Mother Beals Medicine Chest.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Lawrence, Ordway, Massachusetts, Furniture