Wax Pill Packages - Artifacts
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Two large package containing 6 sealed packages and one set of wax pills wrapped in paper A: Large paper package covered with yellowing paper with Chinese characters written in black ink on one end. The paper is folded around eight rectangular shaped sealed packages of wax pills, the white paper wrapping has illustration of a potter and Chinese characters stamped in red on top and on one end. Pills are patent medicine for gynecological and obstetrical diseases. B: identical to A except that it is tied firmly with cotton string and is unopened. C: Small package of wax pills. 6 X 2 X 1", wrapped in the same manner as the packages in A. Including a three layer inner wrapping of brown tissue stamped with Chinese characters. The package contains ten beeswax balls.