Italian scarificator by Gio Bat Bouller, 1753

Italian scarificator by Gio Bat Bouller, 1753

Stock Number: 380301 A

P.O.A.

Dimensions

5 x 5 x 10 cm

Circa

1753

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids

Description

A mid 18th century Italien scarificator . The scarificator is in working order and there are 12 original blades, with 13 slide openings. The engravements gives: Gio Bat Bouller – Fece in roma 1753. The full name is Giovanni Battista Bouller. There is also a scarificator made by Giovanni Battista Bouller in the Wellcome collection in London. Dimension 5 x 5 x 10 cm.

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Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.