An early lithotomy or urology surgical set by Lesueur, circa 1800

An early lithotomy or urology surgical set by Lesueur, circa 1800

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Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments

Description

A quite early set of lithotomy and urological surgical set signed by Lesueur elder and son.

The nice set is datable circa 1800.

It contains :

-6 nice stone forceps made in steel of different size, all signed by Lesueur.

-An impressive Le Cat-type stone extractor, made in high quality steel, unsigned by undoubtbly coming from the same set by Lesueur.

-3 steel probes, all signed by Lesueur ;

-A silver catheteter ;

-A rare silver Dupuytren’s cannula used as a drain in trans perineal lithotomy once the lithotomy had done its damage ;

-A steel gorget, in steel, unsigned by fitting in the case ;

-Finally, a classic Come’s lithotome caché (unfortunatly, the extremity has been twisted and now the blade is broken and the sheath damaged).

 

Everything is preserved in its original traveling box of which the upper plate is lacking.

 

Even with some defects and rare and early urology and lithotome set signed by a Franch maker.

The box measures  closed :38x22x9 cm.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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