The mahogany medicine chest contains boxes, bottles and tubes of medications to treat a number of conditions. The chest includes treatments to purge the body by vomiting (emetics), by sweating (diaphoretics), as well as general purgatives such as rhubarb, jalap and calomel. Other medications include pain relief, such as opium plus astringents and stimulants, including ginger and lavender. The chest contains a handwritten inventory listing the medications.
Antique Wooden Tea Caddy ~ "Rare 18th C English Apple Fruit Wood Tea Caddy Circa: 1785-1795 Mellow Nut Brown Patina $5750." The price - WoW!, but I imagine a piece as beautiful & historic would be that expensive...the piece is truly something I've never scene before...♥