T Leclerc Antique Pharmacien Tin
For your consideration:
This is an old gold plate T. Leclerc tin box, circa 1900s
It was used for sterilized gauze compresses, aseptic products and antiseptics.
Dressings prepared by T. LECLERC
1st Class Pharmacist
10 rue Vignon Paris Rue de Séze 18
In 1881, renowned pharmacist, Théophile LeClerc, opened his pharmacy in the prestigious heart of Paris, near Place de la Madeleine.
Born into a family of painters and artists, he also became a lover of art and beauty, using the basement of his pharmacy to create his various preparations.
It was in this way that he created a rice powder of exceptional lightness and finesse: the T.LeClerc powder was born.
Good condition, traces of use, an angle of the lid is slightly unsoldered.
Size of box is 26cm x 19cm x 8.5cm
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