This top-quality bone staff with ebony handle is signed by “Evans and Co” yet the address is Sanford St, where they moved in 1874– after becoming Evans and Wormull. Hence the 1870s date we’ve assigned to it. Note gilded beading on either side of the ebony scales.
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M and R Gordon
Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-623-6777