RARE SALESMAN PROSTETIC LEG

RARE SALESMAN PROSTETIC LEG

Stock Number: 01

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very rare salesman prostetic leg in great conditions signed "Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli - Italy -1900

Circa

1900

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Medicine, Other Medical Antiques

Description

This rare model in reduced scale of t prostetic leg is very rare for its manufacture of quality of manufacture and the original glass bell . On the base there it’s a plaque with engraved  “Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli ” . This medical institute is active in Bologna (Italy) from the Renaissance to the present day and is renowned for its great history and in orthopedics. In addition to patient care it’s still present the workshops to achieve orthopedic implants and instrumentation.

This model was probably used to be orthopedics shown at fairs or specialist shops . the construction is very accurate, and if at first sight can ‘seem as a child prosthesis ,  the proportions and the delicacy  construction confirmed to be a scaled-down copy of as an adult prosthesis leg .

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IT AEQUATORIUM

We are located in Northern Italy and we collect and restore for over thirty years antique scientific instruments. In 1996 it began our activities' about trade , buying and selling scientific and technical items and other art antiquities. We specialize in antique teaching , astronomical, and medical instrumets. In our website (under construction) www.aequatorium.com you can have a more comprehensive view of our field of activity '.

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