A 19th Century Korean Rosewood Apothecary Chest No. 4639


A 19th Century Korean Rosewood Apothecary Chest with a torii-style top surmounting an array of forty-nine drawers, each carved with the name of a medicinal herb, as well as a pair of doors with a round latch and a fish-shaped lock and key (symbolizing security and fortune), the doors opening to a storage area lined with Korean script, the whole raised on a shaped footed base