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Antique French Paris Porcelain Apothecary Jar Hand Painted 19th c Cornucopia
Antique French Paris Porcelain Apothecary Jar Hand Painted 19th c Cornucopia
$285.00
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Antique Apothecary Cobalt Blue Sandwich Glass Store Display Jar
Antique Apothecary Cobalt Blue Sandwich Glass Store Display Jar
$450.00
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Lot of 2 Museum Jars Apothecary Medical Wet Specimen Jars 5 3 4 x 2 1 2 inches
Lot of 2 Museum Jars Apothecary Medical Wet Specimen Jars 5 3 4 x 2 1 2 inches
$24.00
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LARGE Antique Apothecary Show Globe Glass Pedestal Jar 2
LARGE Antique Apothecary Show Globe Glass Pedestal Jar 2
$29.99
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Vintage GLASS Apothecary Jar 4 1 2 Drugstore CANDY Display Canister Wedding
Vintage GLASS Apothecary Jar 4 1 2 Drugstore CANDY Display Canister Wedding
$10.39
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CLEAR GLASS GROUND STOPPER  ROUGH PONTIL 7 INCHES TALL
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CLEAR GLASS GROUND STOPPER ROUGH PONTIL 7 INCHES TALL
$25.00
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18TH CENTURY ITALIAN APOTHECARY JAR VASE BLUE AND WHITE ANTIQUE
$150.00
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Tall Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Storage Kitchen
Tall Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Storage Kitchen
$17.99
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Antique 1880s Apothecary Medical Drug Store Jar Gold Label
Antique 1880s Apothecary Medical Drug Store Jar Gold Label
$55.00
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Set of 3 Apothecary Drug Store 1900 Antique Medical Jars
$125.00
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Pair of Antique Apothecary Medical Drug Store Jars Pat 1884 Gold Labels
Pair of Antique Apothecary Medical Drug Store Jars Pat 1884 Gold Labels
$95.00
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Grape Westmoreland Milk Glass Apothecary Jar Candy Dish Compote w Lid 7 1 4 tall
Grape Westmoreland Milk Glass Apothecary Jar Candy Dish Compote w Lid 7 1 4 tall
$15.00
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LOT OF 4 Antique Clear Glass Apothecary Jars with Glass Stoppers W T Co USA
$45.00
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antique thick ornate solid brass apothecary medicine mortar and pestle jar
antique thick ornate solid brass apothecary medicine mortar and pestle jar
$250.00
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OLD SOLID BRASS APOTHECARY MEDICINE MORTAR  PESTLE JAR
OLD SOLID BRASS APOTHECARY MEDICINE MORTAR PESTLE JAR
$150.00
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apothecary syrup jar  fitted lid hand painted beehive  mark late 19th cen
apothecary syrup jar fitted lid hand painted beehive mark late 19th cen
$165.00
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Antique Bottles Jars Medicine Lotion Perfume Mixed Product Apothecary Vintage
$39.99
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2 Large Apothecary Lab Bell Jar Decanters Pharmaceutical Handblown
$100.00
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Antique Apothecary Show Globe Pharmacy Bottle Inverted Jar Cuac Philly Museum
$99.99
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Antique Apothecary Show Dome Globe Pharmacy Bottle Inverted Jar 6
$79.99
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Antique 19th Century Dutch Amber Apothecary Jars Set of 3
$149.00
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SET OF 4 FLINT GLASS HAND BLOWN APOTHECARY ZOOLOGY SPEC JARS HARVARD c1865
SET OF 4 FLINT GLASS HAND BLOWN APOTHECARY ZOOLOGY SPEC JARS HARVARD c1865
$149.99
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Antique FAULTLESS WONDER NIPPLES Clear Glass Apothecary Advertising Jar
$1,350.00
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$39.00
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$25.00
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Antique Apothecary medicine chemistry jar w ground glass stopper partial label
$7.50
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Vintage Apothecary jar Amber Orange antique glass jar
Vintage Apothecary jar Amber Orange antique glass jar
$25.00
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2 Vintage Antique Glass Apothecary Pharmacy Chemist Jars with glass stopper
$12.00
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Antique Cobalt and Beige Stoneware Chemist Apothecary Jar w RARE Pestle Hole Lid
$125.00
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LARGE Vintage 11 GLASS APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy DISPLAY CANISTER
$95.00
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ANTIQUE BLOWN Glass Studio Art EMPOLI Candy Dish Apothecary Jar URN BOWL
$55.00
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ANTIQUE 1910 GREEN GLASS 11 Apothecary jar Canister CADDIE URN GROUND LID
$70.00
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VINTAGE Glass Apothecary Jars 3 Drugstore CANDY DISPLAY Canister Vanity Jars
$35.00
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ANTIQUE Emerald GREEN Glass Apothecary Jar Metal Latch GLASS Display Jar
$20.00
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LARGE Vintage CRYSTAL Cut Glass CANDY Dish Apothecary JAR BOWL Vase URN
LARGE Vintage CRYSTAL Cut Glass CANDY Dish Apothecary JAR BOWL Vase URN
$25.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage GLASS APOTHECARY JARS Vanity SUPPLY Candy DISPLAY Jars 3
$20.00
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Antique Glass Apothecary Jar Columbia Swirl Pattern Pharmacy Candy Jar
Antique Glass Apothecary Jar Columbia Swirl Pattern Pharmacy Candy Jar
$59.00
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VINTAGE GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Dish Vanity Supply 2
VINTAGE GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Dish Vanity Supply 2
$25.00
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WT CO USA Apothecary Jar With GLASS LID7 1 8 TALL VERY UNUSUAL LID RARE
WT CO USA Apothecary Jar With GLASS LID7 1 8 TALL VERY UNUSUAL LID RARE
$9.99
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LARGE Amber Glass APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy Display Supply Canister URN
LARGE Amber Glass APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy Display Supply Canister URN
$30.00
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ANTIQUE GLASS Apothecary Jar Onion Jar Drugstore Candy Display Canister
ANTIQUE GLASS Apothecary Jar Onion Jar Drugstore Candy Display Canister
$45.00
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VINTAGE 3 piece aluminum METAL Jars Medical Supply Canister Apothecary Jars
$25.00
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ANTIQUE Green Textured GLASS CANISTER Apothecary Jar GROUND LID CADDIE URN
ANTIQUE Green Textured GLASS CANISTER Apothecary Jar GROUND LID CADDIE URN
$85.00
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Koezes Canister Apothecary Jar With Lid
Koezes Canister Apothecary Jar With Lid
$6.80
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Antique Cobalt Blue Cut Glass Apothecary Jar 2 pcs
Antique Cobalt Blue Cut Glass Apothecary Jar 2 pcs
$295.00
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Antique Colored Apothecary Jar Lot 3 pcs Cut Glass
Antique Colored Apothecary Jar Lot 3 pcs Cut Glass
$295.00
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Large Antique Amber Cut Glass Apothecary Jar
Large Antique Amber Cut Glass Apothecary Jar
$295.00
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Antique Apothecary Jar Cut Glass Green 2 pcs
Antique Apothecary Jar Cut Glass Green 2 pcs
$295.00
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Vintage Glass Apothecary Candy Counter Jar Lidded
Vintage Glass Apothecary Candy Counter Jar Lidded
$8.99
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Antique Glass Pharmacy Apothecary Jar with Stopper Label Alcohol
Antique Glass Pharmacy Apothecary Jar with Stopper Label Alcohol
$22.99
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Vintage Amber Glass Apothecary Style Jar W Lid
Vintage Amber Glass Apothecary Style Jar W Lid
$25.00
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95T Heavy Antique Glass Country Store Apothecary Candy Jar With Ground Stopper
95T Heavy Antique Glass Country Store Apothecary Candy Jar With Ground Stopper
$17.50
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Vtg Glass Apothecary Jar Canister Filled with Seashells
Vtg Glass Apothecary Jar Canister Filled with Seashells
$25.99
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antique apothecary jars set english 1880s
antique apothecary jars set english 1880s
$21.50
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Vintage Medical Lab Science Apothecary Specimen 8 Glass Jar  Lid w Hook J0111
Vintage Medical Lab Science Apothecary Specimen 8 Glass Jar Lid w Hook J0111
$39.99
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Antique 1800S Apothecary Glass Jar Pharmacy Glass Label SANDARACA
Antique 1800S Apothecary Glass Jar Pharmacy Glass Label SANDARACA
$47.99
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Antique 1800S Apothecary Glass Jar Pharmacy Glass Label PVALOES
Antique 1800S Apothecary Glass Jar Pharmacy Glass Label PVALOES
$47.99
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Antique 1800S Apothecary Glass Jar Pharmacy Glass Label FERFERROPV
$47.99
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Antique Apothecary Lidded Thick Walled Store Candy Jar
Antique Apothecary Lidded Thick Walled Store Candy Jar
$44.99
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Burroughs Welcome apothecary jar antique vintage old bottle pharmacy medicine
Burroughs Welcome apothecary jar antique vintage old bottle pharmacy medicine
$6.00
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VTG Set 2x Dakota Square Candy Jars w Ground Glass lids Apothecary Rx Pharmacy
VTG Set 2x Dakota Square Candy Jars w Ground Glass lids Apothecary Rx Pharmacy
$139.95
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2 Vintage Art Deco Apothecary Show Globe Jar Pharmacy Glass Drug Store Bottles
2 Vintage Art Deco Apothecary Show Globe Jar Pharmacy Glass Drug Store Bottles
$525.95
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Vintage Apothecary Glass Candy Jar Footed lid Blown Glass Elegant Rx
Vintage Apothecary Glass Candy Jar Footed lid Blown Glass Elegant Rx
$49.95
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Lot 4x Label Under Glass Apothecary Jars ACID ACET PULV SAPO ALB PIPER IRID FLOR
$279.95
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Rare 1890s Whitall Tatum  Co Iron Clamp for Vintage Apothecary Specimen Jar
Rare 1890s Whitall Tatum Co Iron Clamp for Vintage Apothecary Specimen Jar
$55.00
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Set of 2 Vintage Black Glass Apothecary Vanity Jars with Lids JV Co Inc VGC
Set of 2 Vintage Black Glass Apothecary Vanity Jars with Lids JV Co Inc VGC
$20.00
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VTG Large Clear Apothecary Jar w stopper lid ground glass drugstore Rx medical
VTG Large Clear Apothecary Jar w stopper lid ground glass drugstore Rx medical
$68.95
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English jar apothecary tobacco Parnall Sons Bristol metal lid 1820
English jar apothecary tobacco Parnall Sons Bristol metal lid 1820
$455.00
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VTG LRG Anchor Hocking Glass Apothecary Jar Bottle Drug Brown Amber Rx 80 89 5 1
VTG LRG Anchor Hocking Glass Apothecary Jar Bottle Drug Brown Amber Rx 80 89 5 1
$28.95
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Apothecary Jar Antique Glass Jar Swirl Top Columbia Glass Candy Jar Dr
Apothecary Jar Antique Glass Jar Swirl Top Columbia Glass Candy Jar Dr
$100.00
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Vintage Glass Apothecary Jar W Leaves  Gold Rim
Vintage Glass Apothecary Jar W Leaves Gold Rim
$4.99
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Pair Antique Art Nouveau Apothecary Jars K et G Luneville France Mexico
Pair Antique Art Nouveau Apothecary Jars K et G Luneville France Mexico
$295.00
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Vintage DOM Porcelain Apothecary Jar SALSUS SALT Jar
Vintage DOM Porcelain Apothecary Jar SALSUS SALT Jar
$29.40
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Antique Apothecary Tapered Glass Bottle Original Label druggist chemist jar L2
Antique Apothecary Tapered Glass Bottle Original Label druggist chemist jar L2
$29.99
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Antique Apothecary Show Dome Globe Pharmacy Bottle Inverted Jar 5 1 2
Antique Apothecary Show Dome Globe Pharmacy Bottle Inverted Jar 5 1 2
$59.99
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Dragacanth Apothecary Jar Brillion Wisconsin 10 Inch Antique Original
Dragacanth Apothecary Jar Brillion Wisconsin 10 Inch Antique Original
$4.99
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Poison Apothecary Jar Brillion Wisconsin 9 Inch Antique Original
Poison Apothecary Jar Brillion Wisconsin 9 Inch Antique Original
$5.24
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Dark Amber Brown Apothecary Jar Bottle 7 1 2 Inches Tall
Dark Amber Brown Apothecary Jar Bottle 7 1 2 Inches Tall
$4.99
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Apothecary jar blown glass with Stirrer Tourquese blown Glass
Apothecary jar blown glass with Stirrer Tourquese blown Glass
$59.00
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Vintage Apothecary Medical Glass Jar Bottle Clorex IT Magnesia Lot of 5
Vintage Apothecary Medical Glass Jar Bottle Clorex IT Magnesia Lot of 5
$50.00
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Vintage Columbia Style Apothecary Candy Jar Sweet
Vintage Columbia Style Apothecary Candy Jar Sweet
$55.00
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CANDY STORE COUNTRY STORE COOKIE JAR
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CANDY STORE COUNTRY STORE COOKIE JAR
$14.00
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Antique French Apothecary Ung Styracis Jar 1800s Porcelain 105 Laboratory
Antique French Apothecary Ung Styracis Jar 1800s Porcelain 105 Laboratory
$145.00
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Borax
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Borax
$38.22
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Aloes
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Aloes
$38.22
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Soap
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Soap
$38.22
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper Unlabeled Square 12 Cool
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper Unlabeled Square 12 Cool
$59.24
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 1890s COOL Iri 10
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s COOL Iri 10
$59.24
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 1892 Unlabeled Iodine
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1892 Unlabeled Iodine
$42.04
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Antique Large Heavy Clear Glass Drug Store Apothecary Candy Jar Lidded
Antique Large Heavy Clear Glass Drug Store Apothecary Candy Jar Lidded
$24.00
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ANTIQUE GLASS AND METAL INDIA MADE APOTHECARY OR CANDY LIDDED JAR GORGEOUS
ANTIQUE GLASS AND METAL INDIA MADE APOTHECARY OR CANDY LIDDED JAR GORGEOUS
$179.00
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Antique Apothecary Bottle Jar With stopper TR ColchR Pharmacy RX
Antique Apothecary Bottle Jar With stopper TR ColchR Pharmacy RX
$29.99
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Set of 3 Apothecary Medical Drug Store Bottles Jars 8 1 2 Two 9 tops NR sale
Set of 3 Apothecary Medical Drug Store Bottles Jars 8 1 2 Two 9 tops NR sale
$14.95
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mDesign Bathroom Vanity Glass Apothecary Jars for Cotton Balls Swabs Cosmetic
mDesign Bathroom Vanity Glass Apothecary Jars for Cotton Balls Swabs Cosmetic
$34.83
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Vintage lot of 33 TCW Glass Lab Specimen Display Bottles Apothecary Jars NOS USA
Vintage lot of 33 TCW Glass Lab Specimen Display Bottles Apothecary Jars NOS USA
$54.99
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5 vintage apothecary jars with stoppers TCW scientific 4 1 2
5 vintage apothecary jars with stoppers TCW scientific 4 1 2
$50.00
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two TCW apothecary scientific jars with stoppers 6 inches
two TCW apothecary scientific jars with stoppers 6 inches
$30.00
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Decorative Accessories MyGift Clear Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Centerpiece
Decorative Accessories MyGift Clear Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Centerpiece
$37.11
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle round shoulders
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle round shoulders
$39.99
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Canisters Premium Quality Plastic Apothecary Jars  Set of 3
Canisters Premium Quality Plastic Apothecary Jars Set of 3
$33.44
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3 NO NAME CLEAR APOTHECARY GLASS JARS 2 1000  1 600 mL 2 STOPPERS INCLUDED
3 NO NAME CLEAR APOTHECARY GLASS JARS 2 1000 1 600 mL 2 STOPPERS INCLUDED
$34.99
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2 KIMAX 35 CLEAR APOTHECARY GLASS JARS 1000  500 mL NO STOPPERS TS 24  29
2 KIMAX 35 CLEAR APOTHECARY GLASS JARS 1000 500 mL NO STOPPERS TS 24 29
$34.99
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Apothecary Jar Set Wedding Candy Buffet Containers
Apothecary Jar Set Wedding Candy Buffet Containers
$62.54
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12 15 16 Apothecary Clear Glass Decorative Buffet Jars 3 Pack Centerpiece
12 15 16 Apothecary Clear Glass Decorative Buffet Jars 3 Pack Centerpiece
$68.90
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Set of 4 Clear Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Candy Serving Canisters
Set of 4 Clear Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Candy Serving Canisters
$66.53
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MABIS Stor A Lot Sundry Apothecary Jars with Imprints Plastic Clear Set of 5
MABIS Stor A Lot Sundry Apothecary Jars with Imprints Plastic Clear Set of 5
$21.46
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LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
$44.99
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LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
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MABIS Stor A Lot Sundry Apothecary Jars with Imprints Plastic Clear Set of 5
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90X120mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
90X120mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
$25.00
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 210x60mm new
Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 210x60mm new
$32.20
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 180x60mm new
Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 180x60mm new
$25.76
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 150x60mm new
Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 150x60mm new
$23.92
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120x210mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
120x210mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
$57.00
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REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
$38.75
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Everybody knows and loves the exotic, tropical orchids (e.g., Phalaenopsis, and Cattleya), but wouldn't it be good to have an orchid that lives outside in temperate zones? It might surprise you to know that there are lots of gorgeous terrestrial orchids for temperate zones 5-9 which can be truly extremely uncomplicated to grow. Two such hardy temperate terrestrial orchids are Bletilla and Calanthe. Other genera worth experimenting with in temperate climates contain Aplectrum, Calopogon, Cephalanthera, Cymbidium, Epipactis, Goodyera, Habenaria, Pleione, Spiranthes, and Tipularia. We will not address epiphytic (non-soil growing) orchids in this report and Cypripediums (hardy lady slipper orchids) are covered inside a separate article.

Background

There are more than 880 genera and 30,000 variety inside family. Almost 10% of all identified plant life in the world are orchids...and you almost certainly thought they had been rare! Based around the complexity of their flower morphology and very specialized habitats and life cycles, orchids are considered to be the most extremely evolved of the monocots (plants that germinate with only 1 leaf). The identify Orchidaceae is derived from certainly a single of its genera (Orchis), which in turn is derived in the Greek word orkhis, meaning testicle, as Orchis species develop a pair of bulbs the dimension and form of dog testicles (I am not creating this up!). Gardeners have flocked to this charismatic group and horticulturists have bred or picked through 100,000 registered hybrids and cultivars of orchids and possibly four times as several unregistered hybrids.

Orchids are widespread on every continent except for Antarctica. North America has at the least 20 indigenous genera of cold tolerant orchids, and our dwelling state of North Carolina is home to 60 native orchid species.

Orchids happen to be coveted and grown for centuries. Over 2500 a extended time in the past the Chinese philosopher, Confucius, grew orchids and wrote poetry and music about them. The earliest written music that nonetheless exists today is Confucius' Youlan or The Solitary Orchid. Two thousand several years ago, the Greek botanist Dioscorides wrote a medical book, Materia Medica, describing how to make use of orchids as an aphrodisiac. In medieval Europe, a philosophy often known as the "doctrine of signatures" held that a plant's appearance indicated how mankind ought to use it; thus, orchids became widely applied to improve male sexual prowess. North American orchids made their way to Europe to the ships of Columbus and Cortez for the duration of the Age of Discovery. In 1885, The Royal Horticultural Culture in England started the primary Orchid Society and in 1921, the American Orchid Society was formed.

The orchid obsession was fueled in component by the 1851 publication of The Orchid Grower's Manual by B.S. The Victorian era of orchid madness was often known as the "orchidelirium", and it rivaled the Dutch tulip mania of the 1500s. Collectors mounted expensive expeditions that have been shrouded in secrecy, misinformation, danger and violence. Today, our obsession with orchids is supported by a billion-dollar business that propagates huge numbers in tissue culture laboratories.

Orchids are primarily applied as ornamental vegetation with a number of exceptions. Occasionally, orchid flowers are utilized as becoming a salad garnish in fancy restaurants and orchids are also common minimize flowers. Their ethnobotanical applications include their use as an aphrodisiac (Orchis bulbs), to staunch blood flow (Bletilla rhizomes), to decrease fertility in women (Ansellia), and as being a sedative and anti-anxiety medicine (Cypripedium rhizomes).

Morphology

Hardy orchids are usually herbaceous perennials that sort a tiny clump. Although several tropical orchids are epiphytic or lithophytic, most cold months hardy orchids are terrestrial, living inside the ground. Orchid roots tend to become short, fleshy, thick, fragile, and happen near the land surface. Other type create structures that could look like a round bulb, or a flattened corm. The rhizomes, bulbs, and corms are all referred to as pseudobulbs. Pseudobulbs are thick fleshy stems which will type beneath or above the ground. The backbulbs remain attached towards the crown in the place for a number of years to supply energy, but they ultimately deteriorate.

Cultivation

Euryops pectinatus is among those backyard plants that a gardener in a very dry, Mediterranean climate can't afford to overlook. It may not be fantastically spectacular as far as ornamental bushes go, but it is attractive enough, hardy to pests and disease, drought tolerant and ideal for the house gardener searching for low upkeep plants. Furthermore, it has one specific good quality that sets it aside from many other type of similar appearance.

Most hardy orchids are woodland, grassland or forest edge species, with only a quantity of tolerating direct sun. As a general rule, hardy orchids like well-drained, cool, moist soils. The combination of well-drained and moist soil often confuses gardeners. Imagine a sponge that has been squeezed out. It is both well drained (lots of air in it) and moist (lots of water in it). So as to offer well-drained, cool, moist land it is best to combine compost with your indigenous soil. We recommend a nutrient wealthy land using a pH amongst 6.2 and 6.5, in which not only orchids, but most backyard facilities are likely to thrive. As prolonged as the soil is nutritionally balanced, no additional fertilizers should be necessary unless directed by a earth test. If needed, use an all organic blend is recommended.

Once your mattress is finished, cautiously place your hardy orchid to ensure that you usually do not break any from the fragile roots. Spread the roots out as widely as possible. It is ideal if the crown of the plant is at terrain level or just slightly beneath since planting it too deep invites crown rot. Provide a covering of mulch to maintain in moisture and hold the soil cool. If your earth is organically active and not unbalanced by chemicals, slugs and snails needs to be kept in check.

Hardy orchids demand a period of chilly winter vernalization, however the roots do not like to freeze and thaw repeatedly. Keep other more aggressive plant life that may compete for nutrients away from hardy orchids. Small or medium sized hostas are very good companion plants, together with clump forming ferns, epimediums, helleborus, cyclamen, trillium along with other woodland dwellers. Since orchids are typically shallow rooted, usually do not use hoes for weed elimination.

Propagation of hardy orchids

Cypripedium, Bletilla, Calanthe, and Cymbidium will all sort clumps if they're happy. While the clumps don't need typical division, they might be divided to provide much more plants. The clumps should be very carefully dug so as to not harm the quite fragile fleshy roots. The new plantlets can be teased apart or cut aside which has a knife. Even though this can be accomplished in early summer, my favorite time is in the winter...assuming the ground within your area isn't frozen.

Orchid backbulbs have dormant buds that can become energetic once more when separated through the pseudobulb and planted. Backbulb propagation works greatest for Aplectrum, Bletilla, Calanthe, Cymbidium, Calopogon, and Tipularia.

It is incredibly hard to increase orchids from seed, not just because the seeds are the size of dust, but because most seeds have no endosperm and most seedlings tend not to form cotyledons. In the wild orchids necessitate a certain symbiotic mycorrhizal fungus to offer sugars, hormones, along with other progress factors towards the seedling until eventually it truly is significant enough to survive on its own. Orchids is usually grown from seed without the fungus (asymbiotically) in sterile tissue culture labs today thanks to a specialized course of action developed in 1922 by Dr. Lewis Knudson of Cornell University.

Immature pods (and seeds) are preferred since the mature seeds are dormant and contain germination inhibitors that need a chilly time period to overcome. The pods are floor sterilized in bleach then flamed with alcohol. The pods are reduce open which has a sterile scalpel, and scraped to remove the dust-like seeds. The seeds are surface sterilized and placed into jars containing a special progress combine of agar, sugars, hormones, and nutrients (the "Knudsen formula"). Bletilla grown from seed can flower in as tiny as three years, but most other hardy orchids take 6-8 several years from seed to flower. Now you fully grasp why hardy orchids is usually so pricey!

Euryops pectinatus is an evergreen little shrub, or woody perennial from South Africa. It grows to about 1-2meters (3-6ft) with grayish-green, finely toothed foliage. With normal clipping, its development is far more compact, and at a height of about 1 meter performs nicely as a background or filler place within a flower bed, or being a low informal hedge. It blooms profusely from the spring until eventually the beginning of winter, with prominent, deep yellow, daisy flowers.

The name Bletilla literally means "little Bletia" which is really a New World orchid genus that it resembles. In turn, Bletia is named for a Spanish botanist and apothecary, Don Luis Blet. Bletilla goes by the frequent name soil orchid.

As a member in the Asteraceae (Compositae) botanical family, its afore mentioned daisy flowers mix nicely which has a host of flowering plants, whether shrubs and bushes, annuals and perennials. In visual terms, its closest associate is probably the fabulous Chrysanthemum frutescens.

In climates where they're cold months hardy, Bletilla is the easiest hardy orchid to start with due to the fact it's extremely adaptable to a wide vary of environments. The genus contains 8 type that happen to be native to Asia. Three species, the pink flowered Bletilla formosana, the yellow flowered Bletilla ochracea and rose-purple flowered Bletilla striata are prevalent in horticulture. Mature Bletilla form a series of inflorescences (racemes) for as much as ten weeks while in the spring or early summer. Each inflorescence arises in the tip of a stem and has 3-10, 1.5" wide, nodding florets.

Bletilla also have shallowly pleated (plicate), narrow leaves that happen to be desirable even when the place isn't in flower. The facilities are deciduous and expand to about 1.5' tall. In their native environment, they grow in dappled shade beneath a canopy of tall grasses but they adapt well to a extensive vary of woodland sites. In the garden, Bletilla prefer evenly moist, well-drained soils and also a position in half-day sun or light shade. Bletilla are fairly drought tolerant, but the growth rate slows dramatically after they aren't kept moist. When they may be increasing well, they easily kind significant clumps.

At the northern end of their hardiness array Bletilla need a winter weather covering of mulch to protect the roots. When possible, plant them in the cooler spot within your backyard to delay their spring emergence.

The foremost breeder of Bletilla is Richard Evenden of Spalding, UK, who is responsible for most of your hybrids.

The one fantastic benefit that Euryops has is its longevity. There are quite number of perennials offered for the gardener that flower through such a long period, and that can be relied on year soon after year. It is ideal thus to mix each species - Chrysanthemum supplying far more color options, and a foliage "architecture" which is nearly unparelled inside the gardening world, with Euryops pectinatus supplying stability and easy maintenance.

Bletilla species

Bletilla ochracea (Golden Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata (Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Alba' (White Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Albostriata' (White Striped Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Big Bob' (Big Bob Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'First Kiss' (First Kiss Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Innocence' (Innocence Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Junpaku' (Junpaku Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Lips' (Lips Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Murasaki Shikibu' (Murasaki Shikibu Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Soryu' (Soryu Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla Hybrids

Bletilla 'Brigantes' (Brigantes Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Coritani' (Coritani Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Kate' PP 19,878 (Kate Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Yokohama' (Yokohama Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Dragon' (Penway Dragon Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Paris' (Penway Paris Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Princess' (Penway Princess Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Rainbow' (Penway Rainbow Chinese language Ground Orchid)

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