Boxwood Pill Silverer

$750.00
Quantity available: 1
Pill silverers were used throughout the 18th and to the mid 19th centuries to coat pills with silver or gold. The pill was coated with a kind of syrup, placed inside the globe filled with silver or gold leaf, and shaken and spun until coated. This pill silverer has a crack in the top hemisphere. Shipping charges will be quoted at time of sale. If you have any questions call or e-mail Laura or Ed.

Item Details

Reference #:
97-10-15
Quantity
1
Category
Tools
Department
Antiques
Year
c.1840
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x 4.00 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Average
Material
boxwood