Someone is making an Insane Asylum circa 1920. They commissioned me to make these items. The skull is hand carved wood (jelutong) with brass mountings and a turned cherry base.
The apothecary case is made of cherry. I turned all knobs and made the handle.
I had a lot of fun making all the jars. They are turned from acrylic with removable lids and stoppers. I also made a couple tiny corks and turned wood stoppers. The mortar and pestle are turned cherry.
This is the sign I made. Following are the pictures of her idea and what she gave me to work from. This is my interpretation of it all:
This is what she gave me to work from.