Thunder by Dr. Priestley

Thunder by Dr. Priestley

Stock Number: 300418 A

€ 960,-

Dimensions

28 cm

Circa

1890

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Physics & Chemistry

Description

The thunder house ( dr. Priestley’s) were use for showing the lightning conductors in protecting buildings. By electricity, the windows will blow out of thunderhouse. High 28 cm and possibly made by Necretti & Zambra.

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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.