Rare and innovative patented Negassek’s pewter enema, circa 1810

Rare and innovative patented Negassek’s pewter enema, circa 1810

250 euros

Circa

1810

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Therapeutic & Functional Aids, Other Medical Antiques

Description

A quite rare example of the innovative Negassek’s pewter enema, pattented in Paris in 1808 for 15 years, so datable between 1808 and 1823.

The present example is perfectly preserved, without damage or any restoration. It is signed “Negassek inventeur breveté &” and “Paris” with his hallmark.

The small curved plate under the syringue was for more confort placed on the edges of the buttocks or perineum and the patients only had to go up and down to activate the pump.

Rare model of a private hygiene syringue or enema.

Size closed : 25 cm lenght and 9,5 cm diameter.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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