Post mortem set comprising 5 scalpels

Post mortem set comprising 5 scalpels

Stock Number: 440217



8,5 x 19 x 3 cm.




signed with a star above a P


A post mortem set in mahogany case of circa 1841-1900. The set contains two pairs of scissors, four scalpels, a hook, a chain hook and a blow pipe. The scalpels are signed with a star above a P. The mahogany box can be closed by two hooks, and is covered with green velvet on the inner side.

Box dimensions: 8,5 x 19 x 3 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

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.