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Antique print. Balm Of Gilead
Balm Of Gilead
US$225.00

40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches).

IER.Cap.VIII.v.22 Refina in Galaad
Balm of Gilead was a rare perfume used medicinally and named after the region of Gilead. It was made from the Arabian Balm Tree Commiphora gileadensis.

Balm Of Gilead

This antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.
It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks. The paper has a lovely aged, creamy white patina and is in excellent condition.

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Style
Date Made 1700s
Paper Size 40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 31 to 40 cm [12 to 16 inches]