tooth-pulling pelican,17th century

tooth-pulling pelican,17th century

Stock Number: 410922 XIV

325

Dimensions

12,5 cm diameter

Circa

19th C

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids

Description

An 19th Century French pewter bleeding bowl, French. On the outer ring there is a Hallmark  with the letters A – J – P, with a monogram of a crown and a fleur de lis. Diameter 12,5 cm and in good condition.

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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.