News about Apothecary Cabinets
Apothecary cabinets cure accent furniture blahs
NEW YORK – Apothecary cabinets were commonly used by pharmacists and physicians in the 1800s as a means for storing medications, elixirs and herbs. Some even had nailed or secret compartments for storing poisons and hard-to-find spices. The many drawers were also handy for holding tools, such as a mortar and pestle, spoons and scales. […]
Seemingly modest items fared well at Millea Bros.
BOONTON, N.J. – Millea Bros. did not design its March 26-27 Fringe! And ABC Estate Finds auctions to be high-value sales. Instead, they were meant to be eclectic and unique with a wide appeal, especially to young and entry-level collectors. While the 800+ discovery lots were all modestly valued, on the whole, they did very […]