17th Century Medical Brass Big Tweezers

17th Century Medical Brass Big Tweezers

Stock Number: FG_22013

£200

Large medical tweezers are made of brass and decorated with floral motifs, with a flower-like slender button used to lock in the style typical of the 17th or early 18th century.

Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Circa

1650-1750

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Medicine, Scientific, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids, Other Medical Antiques, Natural history, Physics & Chemistry, Scales Weights & Measures, Tools

Description

The Tweezers are in very good condition and without defects, with a lovely historic patina that has not been cleaned to keep the item in its original condition. Remains of red and yellow paint are in the sockets of the decoration in the center of the handle. These Tweezers are relatively large and heavy with a total length of 16 cm.

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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a major research tool, for more than two decades I have collected microscopes from the first 300 years of existence of this amazing tool and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession and I cultivate the full and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up for sale surplus or interesting items from the collection. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. Needless to say, I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references, and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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