Antique Black Amethyst Apothecary Jars

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A pair of antique apothecary jars rarely found in black amethyst. The glass is jet black and the lids have a striking stellate linear design. The pontils are smooth and polished.

Kalium Iodatum was used in mercurial, syphilitic, and scrofulous affections. Also in secondary syphilis, especially after abuse of Mercury or combined with scrofula, buboes and chancres. Kalico Silver Nitrate may have been used a dye for printing on silk and animal materials.

 

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