Wood, brass, glass, paper
chest: 11 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (29.8 x 44.5 x 31.1 cm)
etched: on several bottles: "Oxalte: d'Ammque:"; "Phosphte: de Soude" [various other inscriptions identifying original contents] etched: on several bottles: "E. & A./ N. Y./ Made in Germany"
Wooden slant-top medicine chest with hinged lid, dovetailed corners, and brass mount with bail handle; on side near back, narrow drawer with turned wooden pull, with cover; inside chest, five stepped tiers with seven spaces cut out of each to hold round bottles; 35 colorless blown glass round bottles of slightly different sizes with rounded shoulder tapering to circular base, cylindrical neck, and pontil mark ground down, with pressed glass stoppers; some of bottles with etched panels with inscriptions.
Gift of Col. G. Creighton Webb, through Mrs. Jorge R. André
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.