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Farmacia Ragionieri [Ragionieri Pharmacy]

The pharmacy was opened on September 28, 1882, by Ernesto Ragionieri, and since then it has never changed its location nor its ownership. From 1926 to 1937 it became a real pharmaceutical company. Starting from 1937 it was active in designing ceramic containers for pharmacies that involved numerous manufacturers in Sesto. The pharmacy possesses a very fine collection of ceramic and glass jars, some of them coming from the antique Lamucci Pharmacy of Sesto. The collection as a whole documents the types of pharmaceutical receptacles in use from the late 19th century through the first half of the 20th.


Texts by Francesco Boccanera, Anna Vittoria Laghi

English translation by Catherine Frost

Last update 22/gen/2008