18th Century Dental Treatment Travel Set in Shagreen Coated Etui

18th Century Dental Treatment Travel Set in Shagreen Coated Etui

Stock Number: FG_22018


Rare, probably French 18th-century shagreen-coated travel etui of dental tools.


Etui: 8 x 5.5 cm



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Categories: Medicine, Pharmacy & Chemists, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids, Other Medical Antiques


The instruments include a small scalpel knife with a mother of pearl handle, a bone toothpick, a long steel spike with turned bone handle and a steel miniature fork. 

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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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