Dutch Delft pill jar “P:CYNOGLOS”, circa 1740

P:CYNOGLOS, Cynoglossum pills, myrrh, frankincense, opium, seeds of henbane, houndstounge, saffron, castor glands of the beaver and syrup of Stoechas. Uses: “to stay hot resumes (aches) in the lungs, good in Phtisicks (tuberculosis)”. Warns of the danger from overdose.

Height: 5″

Condition: Large chip to the rim under the cover and smaller chips to the foot

 

Antique pottery delftware Holland ceramic 18th century apothecary

£350.00

US$466

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