A Superb Mid-19th C. French Wet-Cupping Set by Dubois

A Superb Mid-19th C. French Wet-Cupping Set by Dubois

$895.00

A Superb C1850 French Wet-Cupping Set by Dubois

Dimensions

Case length: 9.5

Circa

C1850

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Quack Medicine

Description

 A superb mid-19th century wet-cupping set by Dubois, working in Paris. This four cup set ( all cups signed “DUBOIS” on the valve) is complete and in excellent condition. The 16-blade brass scarificator loads and fires perfectly and is marked “​Breveté SGD [Sans Garantie Du] Gouvernement”: patent without government guarantee. The brass portions of the cups and the pump retain nearly all of their original lacquer. Case is in excellent condition as well.

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US M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777