THEWLIS & GRIFFITH Mystery Veterinary Instrument Engineering Tool

THEWLIS & GRIFFITH Mystery Veterinary Instrument Engineering Tool

£75

Dimensions

Length 11,1/4" or 285mm

Circa

1850

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Technology, Surgical instruments, Engineering antiques

Description

Offered for sale;
In the original leather sheath, ebony handled brass ferruled triple hollow ground edged spike and oval section pointed steel, possibly a sharpener or burnisher, marked THEWLIS GRIFFITH

High quality tool or instrument made by Thewlis & Griffith, of Warrington, England circa 1850


Length 11,1/4″ or 285mm.

Purpose unknown, possibly a veterinary instrument for treating pasture sheep bloat or an engineering tool.


Link to the manufacturers below;

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=z1FMDQAAQBAJ&pg=PT402&lpg=PT402&dq=thewlis+%26+griffith+warrington&source=bl&ots=m2Pxh781oL&sig=oZbxtMVojTgosuqkfh5YK5slqJk&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjyq4ji7IbXAhVF0hoKHUTkDKwQ6AEISTAG#v=onepage&q=thewlis%20%26%20griffith%20warrington&f=false

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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