Bloodletting: An 18th-Century pewter bleeding bowl

Bloodletting: An 18th-Century pewter bleeding bowl


An 18th-Century pewter bleeding bowl


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Late 18th Century

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Quack Medicine


An 18th-Century pewter bleeding bowl. It has graduated markings from 4 to 24 fl oz on the interior for measuring the volume of blood taken. Diameter at rim: 6.5″. Very good patina. It does have a repair on rim but it’s priced accordingly. 

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for 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: or 718-623-6777