Auction 01.02.1996

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 01.02.1996

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A leather domestic medicine chest

A leather domestic medicine chest, containing bottles of various sizes, 7½in. (19cm.) wide; an anaesthetic apparatus in case 9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide; and a miscellaneous collection of domestic medicine chest bottles and stoppers (A Lot

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A 19th-century mahogany domestic medicine chest

A 19th-century mahogany domestic medicine chest, the lid rising to reveal compartments for twenty bottles in three sizes (ten original bottles existing) , the drawer below released by brass lock-pin and pull below, containing a steel balance with brass pans and other items, 9¾in. (24.8cm.) high

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A 19th-century mahogany domestic medicine chest

A 19th-century mahogany domestic medicine chest, the lid rising to reveal compartments for four bottles and other accessories, the front door enclosing a shelf of five bottles and four drawers for a pestle and mortar, jars, pill slab and other items, the rear door with enclosing compartments for six

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A phrenology head

A phrenology head, modelled in the form of an inkwell, the cranium marked with the areas of the sentiments, the scroll-form base on plinth embossed By F. Bridges Phrenologist -- 5½in. (14cm.) high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A calcite mortar

A calcite mortar, with incised band -- 7in. (17.8cm.) high, and the associated pestle with wood handle

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A pressed burr-yew snuff box

A pressed burr-yew snuff box, the cover inscribed CRANOLOGIE DU DOCTEUR GALL, the three skulls with numbered areas of the sentiments, the underside with corresponding table -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) dia. See Illustration

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A collection of medical and scientific prints

A collection of medical and scientific prints; a blood transfusion apparatus, medical glassware, a quantity of medical instruments including a brass syringe; a brass-bound oak case with glass phial and four surgical cat-gut holders and other items (A lot

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A rare 19th-century silver invalid feeder

A rare 19th-century silver invalid feeder, with perforated spoon end and gold mouthpiece stamped 18K -- 7¼in. (18.5cm.) long See Illustration

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A rare oxidised-steel adjustable stretcher-carrying frame

A rare oxidised-steel adjustable stretcher-carrying frame, with embossed label inscribed Champion Chemical Co Springfield Ohio, the telescopic sides and ends with handles, on four rubber-tyred castors -- 27in. (68.5cm.) high closed, 47in. (119.4cm.) long extended See Illustration

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A 19th-century pill maker slide

A 19th-century pill maker slide, the mahogany base with brass fittings and marble slide, the slider with detachable plate -- 13 3/8in. (34cm.) long

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A pewter pap boat

A pewter pap boat, modelled in the form of a mythical sea creature, on oval base -- 5¼in. (13.3cm.) long See Illustration

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A Pictorial Atlas of Skin Diseases Edited and Annotated by J.J. Pringle...

A Pictorial Atlas of Skin Diseases Edited and Annotated by J.J. Pringle, M.B., F.R.C.P., in twelve parts, many colour plates with descriptions; and a quantity of colour plates of human anatomy in an album See Illustration (part lot sample) (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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Dr. James Gregory

Dr. James Gregory, Notes of Lectures on the Practice of Physic Delivered in the University of Edinburgh, 1818-19, an interesting manuscript volume of approximately one hundred and seventy-five manuscript pages, original marbled boards and calf binding, Volume 5

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A plaster half-model of the human face

A plaster half-model of the human face, sectioned and labelled with areas for instruction purposes, on plinth base -- 12½in. (31.8cm.) high

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £20 - £50

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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An electro-medical apparatus

An electro-medical apparatus, in mahogany case -- 8in. (20.3cm.) high; and another (2

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A human skull

A human skull, with articulated jaw and removable cranium, and a part-skeleton (unassembled

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A Rosenthal porcelain glove display stand

A Rosenthal porcelain glove display stand, size 7½; and a continental doctor's porcelain oval wall plate -- 12in. (30.5cm.) wide See Illustration (2

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A collection of medical porcelain

A collection of medical porcelain, including an Aitkens Improved porcelain pessary inscribed Henry Aitken, Surgical Instrument Maker, Bishophall, York -- 4in. (10.2cm.) long; five various inhalers and two drug jars See Illustration (part lot) (8

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A miscellaneous collection of pharmaceutical glass

A miscellaneous collection of pharmaceutical glass, the green, brown and water-white bottles with black, gilt and red labels; a sterilising glass case for syringes; another drum-shaped glass sterilising case; a glass mortar; a measure; two ointment pots and other items (A lot

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A miscellaneous collection of pharmaceutical glass

A miscellaneous collection of pharmaceutical glass, a fruitwood drug pot, a cased set of ebony-handled surgical knives by F.L. Fischer, Freiburg im Breisgau, an inhaler apparatus, five silver-metal catheters in shaped cased, and other items (A lot

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A collection of electro-medical apparatus

A collection of electro-medical apparatus, by P.A. Stoss Wiesbaden, in oak case -- 7in. (17.8cm.) wide; another similar apparatus by JUNGNICKEL & C CHEMINTZ; another by K.SCHALL 55 WIGMORE ST. LONDON, in oak case -- 10½in. (26.6cm.) wide; and another electro-medical apparatus by EVER READY , in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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An electro-massage apparatus

An electro-massage apparatus, by Erich Melcher DRESDEN-A1, complete with twenty-three glass vibrator and massage accessories and transformer, in a plush-lined leather-covered case -- 15 1/8in. (38.4cm.) wide; an electro-medical machine by K. SCHALL 55 WIGMORE ST. LONDON; a Combitonograph by Dr. von

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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An electro-massage kit

An electro-massage kit, by ENERGOZON , with a collection of glass vibrator and massage accessories, including a roller, spiral, comb, coil and brush with transformer, in plush-lined leatherette-covered case -- 16in. (40.7cm.) wide; another apparatus, with instruction leaflet, in case -- 10¼in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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An electro-massage outfit

An electro-massage outfit, the ALLSTROM N53 , with a variety of glass accessories including a hair brush, comb, fine wire tickler and other items, with transformer, in fitted rexine-covered case -- 15½in. (39.4cm.) wide; another apparatus by FREQUENTA , in rexine-covered case -- 13¼in. (33.7cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A miscellaneous collection of pill cartons, boxes and other items; an...

A miscellaneous collection of pill cartons, boxes and other items; an electro-medical massage outfit by H. STOKLAS REICHENBERG with transformer and accessories, in case -- 15in. (38.2cm.) wide; an Xanthoproteiometer by Zeiss , in case; an Inspirol-Leucht-Spatel by Lyssia-Werke Wiesbaden , in case; a

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A brass pestle and mortar

A brass pestle and mortar, the pestle 8½in. (21.6cm.) long; a similar pestle and mortar, a copper and brass pressure vessel -- 14½in. (36.8cm.) high; a brass fire extinguisher; an electro-medical apparatus with octagonal-shaped transformer; and two glass vibrators See Illustration (part lot

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A collection of Guys Hospital memorabilia

A collection of Guys Hospital memorabilia, arranged in a glazed display case, comprising postcards of nursing staff and doctors, various bottles, tins and packages, dental and other instruments -- 22¾in. (57.8cm.) wide; an anaesthetic apparatus by DRAEGER , in fitted oak case -- 14¾in. (37.5cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A fine pair of early 19th-century water-white carboys

A fine pair of early 19th-century water-white carboys, with facet-cut stoppers, pontil marks, on turned mahogany bases with brass rollers for use with shop display tracking, 26¾in. (68cm.) high See Illustration (2

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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An imitation tortoiseshell London Dome ear trumpet

An imitation tortoiseshell London Dome ear trumpet, with pierced grille-- 4¼in. (10.8cm.) high; and a painted metal London Dome ear trumpet See Illustration (part lot

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 1 Feb 1996

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A black-enamelled brass ear trumpet

A black-enamelled brass ear trumpet, with bell-mouth, a tapering body-tube cut and angled so as to reduce its length, with a fruitwood ear piece -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) long See Illustration

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 1 Feb 1996