Antique Dominique Anel’s lachrymal syringe for the diagnosis and treatment of lachrymal duct disease.
Small solid silver syringe with one screw on spout, late 18th century.
All in good sound condition and working order, insignificant dent to the body.
Length 3,5/8″ or 94mm, weight 22 grams
Unmarked, guaranteed solid silver.
Last image, a plate from Samuel Mihles’s Elements of Surgery 1764 showing ophthalmic and other instruments.
DOMINIQUE ANEL AND THE SMALL
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