Offered for sale;
J. Gardner, surgeons instrument maker of 45 South Bridge, Edinburgh
Polished steel Tonsil Guillotine with carved fluted ebony handle, circa 1860
The body edge with notch to align screw clamped removable bridge fitting, to give the option to fit the handle on the top of the action.
In good sound condition but with some surface rust darkening.
Guaranteed old and original.
Ask the Dealer
As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.