this magnificent and unique medicine chest was made for vincenzo giustiniani, the last genoese governor of the island of chios in the eastern aegean sea, in the 1560s. on a box from the middle drawer is painted the symbol of chios - a black eagle above a three-towered castle. the chest contains 126 bottles and pots for drugs, some of which still have their original contents.

this magnificent and unique medicine chest was made for vincenzo giustiniani, the last genoese governor of the island of chios in the eastern aegean sea, in the 1560s. on a box from the middle drawer is painted the symbol of chios - a black eagle above a three-towered castle. the chest contains 126 bottles and pots for drugs, some of which still have their original contents.

Storage for the studio. Totally have to get something like this sorted out so my paintings don't just lean against the wall covered by a sheet. :(

Storage for the studio. Totally have to get something like this sorted out so my paintings don't just lean against the wall covered by a sheet. :(

Early 19th Century George III English Oak Mules Chest | From a unique collection of antique and modern commodes and chests of drawers at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/storage-case-pieces/commodes-chests-of-drawers/

Early 19th Century George III English Oak Mules Chest | From a unique collection of antique and modern commodes and chests of drawers at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/storage-case-pieces/commodes-chests-of-drawers/

This is just like what my parents had hanging on our walls in my childhood home - magical.

This is just like what my parents had hanging on our walls in my childhood home - magical.

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