19th-century glass apothecary jar "Quassi Amara" - 10¼"

SKU: 18603

This 19th-century French apothecary jar is labeled "Quassi Amara," referring to quassia, a plant known for its intensely bitter wood and bark. In historical pharmacy, quassia was valued for its medicinal properties as a digestive aid and an appetite stimulant. It was also used as a treatment for fevers and as a natural insecticide.

Condition and patina consistent with age.
Approx. overall 10¼" high x 4¾" diameter
Approx. overall 26cm high x 12cm diameter

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