- Period:End of 19th century
- Country of Origin:Belgium
- Dimensions (H x W x D):70cm x 40cm
- Number of components:1
- Style:XIX ème
- Materials:glass / Wood
Big ball sign of window pharmacy ( mouth blown crystal and carved), probably Val Saint Lambert, reposing on its authentic wood base, all of origin, time Napoleon III (about 1860).
Note: the neck of the globe has a crack.
These signs (suspended or placed on a stand like this one) were placed in the window and filled with a colored liquid, typical of pharmacies in the 19th century, recalling old medical equipment or laboratory like test tubes, flasks, chemistry balloons . These unusual objects now decorate the cabinets of curiosities, taxidermy ...