A Glass brain ventricle model for air encephalography, circa 1940. This glass demonstration model is an opportunity to examine all or a part of the ventricular system of the brain. When clinical signs of increased intracranial pressure are observed, this glass model was used to provide insight for ventriculography which was then the only permissible aerographic technique
Measurements display cabinet 21 x 21 x 14.
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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.