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A Large Collection of 101 Early 20th Century Glass Eyes

Lot 1 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1900, the black faux Moroccan leather box containing 101 eyes of varying size and colour including some children's examples all in ... read more

Sold for £2,125    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Victorian Brass Scarificator, Evans

Lot 2 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1840, marked Evans London, in original purple velvet lined ray skin box with, the case

Sold for £500    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Fine Cased Lorgnette

Lot 3 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

c.1900, French, sprung lorgnette spectacles in finely engraved silver gilt frame, in tortoiseshell and machine-engraved silver case, case 7.3cm

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Fused Plate Eyebath

Lot 4 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1800-1840, silver plate on copper, visable solder lines and turned in edges indicate fused plate rather than electroplate, the base can be ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

An Antique Silver Eyebath

Lot 5 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1820, two hallmarks, one an ear being Paris resense mark 1819, 4.9cm high

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

An English Silver Gilt Eyebath

Lot 6 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

hallmarked Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson II, London 1799, with engraved initials AGE, 5.3cm high

Sold for £975    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical, Marey’s Sphygmograph by Breguet

Lot 7 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1866-1890, signed by Breguet and retailed by Leech & Green, No 1 Hamilton Place. Boston, in fitted velvet lined leather case, embossed in ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

Two Cased Sets of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments by Weiss and Maw etc

Lot 8 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, case gilt stamped 'J Weiss & Son 62 Strand London', 10 ivory handled instruments plus forceps and scissors, case 16.5cm across; a ... read more

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Two Cased Set of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments.

Lot 9 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, 19th century, one by Simpson, c.1850, five ivory-handled instruments plus scissors and forceps, case 16.8cm, with a set by Weiss, c.1890, 16. ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Cased Ophthalmoscopes and a Retinoscope

Lot 10 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Wecher ophthalmoscope, case gilt-stamped ' Ophthalmoscope metrique de Wecker', French, 19th century, case 11cm; a Leibrich Ophthalmoscope, purple ... read more

Sold for £44    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments

Lot 11 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

an ivory strabisometer, French, late 19th century, 10cm; a pair of ivory eye lid retractors,19th century, leather bound with silver plated mounts, ... read more

Sold for £38    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Four Cased Ophthalmoscopes

Lot 12 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Morton's ophthalmoscope by Curry & Paxton, English c.1910, case 12cm; a Paxton's Improved, c.1890, case 8.6cm; a variation on Liebreich's model, ... read more

Sold for £56    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Optometry, Optician's Instruments

Lot 13 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a 'Cruise' scotometer, English c.1900, by Dixey, Bond St, in ivorine, 15.5cm; a Kirbro optician's rule, English, c.1900, in boxwood, 21.3cm; an ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Rare Mounted Quill Toothpick and Antique Silver Picks

Lot 14 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

quill toothpick French, c.1750, bound with decorative silver filigree wire, in metal case with interior gilding and mirror in lid, the case covered ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Fine Victorian Presentation Dental Instrument Set

Lot 15 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, retailed by Millikin & Lawley 161 Strand London, burr walnut veneered case with boxwood and ebony stringing, green plush lining to ... read more

Sold for £3,500    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

An Ivory Jobert de Lambelle Vaginal Speculum

Lot 16 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1850, signed 'Mathieu a Paris' on the nickel silver handle, speculum turned from a single piece of ivory, obturator of boxwood and ... read more

Sold for £288    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Regency Ivory and Gold Toothpick Case with Gold Pick

Lot 17 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English (?), c. 1810, carved ivory case with gold piqué decoration, hinge and button, containing a gold double-ended toothpick, case 6.7cm [CITES] ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Vecabe Dental Model

Lot 18 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c. 1920, by Vecabé, full set of teeth made from enamel, each one secured to the mandible with brass pin and can be removed, fitting together ... read more

Sold for £938    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Antique Toothpicks

Lot 19 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Two English, c.1850, both stamped 'S Mordan & Co Makers' and 'T C Palmer Inventor' with gold and ivory retractable toothpicks, 5.6cm closed; an ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Dentistry, a Tooth Key by Charriere and a Carved Ivory Denture

Lot 20 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

tooth key French c.1850, carbon steel shaft stamped 'Charriere', ivory handle with sprung steel catch to enable rotation to different positions, ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Three Antique Dental Mirrors

Lot 21 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

all with concave mirror plates, an example c.1860-1880, ball and socket joint, in nickel silver, nickel plated brass with bone handle ((blood vessel ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

The Dental Mirror of Sir Frederick Seymour

Lot 22 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1882-1895, in silver with engine turned decoration, concave mirror with folding handle that can also be angled, back engraved with the ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Two Antique Dental Mirrors

Lot 23 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

both with concave mirrors, an early example in fruitwood, probably early 19th century, the mirror plate retained with boxwood and ebony stringing, ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Antique Ivory Dental Mirrors

Lot 24 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

dental mirror, English, c.1850, bevelled glass retained with boxwood and ebony stringing, 11.6cm; a folding concave mirror, English c.1830-40, nickel ... read more

Sold for £31    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Antique Dental Instruments

Lot 25 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1800-1820, tooth keys and an elevator, the toothkey with single ivory handle with locking catch,typical of Regency design, one key with ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Bennett's Pleximeters and Percussors

Lot 26 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, percussors in brass with ivory handles, pleximeters in ivory, one on shaped Morocco case, unsigned, one in fitted mahogany case, ... read more

Sold for £725    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Surgical Instruments, A Tonsillotome by Charriere & Collin of Paris

Lot 27 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1870-1890, signed 'Collin & Ce a Paris' in carbon steel, nickel silver and ebony, complete with two sizes of guillotine blades, a ... read more

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

Judaica, Surgical Instrument, An Antique Russian Circumcision Knife

Lot 28 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

19th century, a fine example of a rare 19th century Jewish circumcision izmel knife with typical straight blade and raised central spine, polished ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Judaica, Surgical Instruments, Circumcision Shields

Lot 29 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

two antique silver circumcision shields, both with engraving in Hebrew and stamped with an 'R' with crown above, with an early 20th century shield in ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

Surgical Instruments, An Amputation Set by Joseph-Frédéric-Benoît Charrière

Lot 30 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Frenh, c.1850, in fitted oak case, chamois lined, instruments in polished unplated carbon steel with ebony handles, comprising large amputation saw ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical and Surgical Instruments

Lot 31 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Holt’s divulsor, English, c.1880, signed 'Maw London' on ivory plate, in nickel plated steel, 34.5cm long with bougie fully inserted; with a cased ... read more

Sold for £288    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Medical and Surgical Instruments

Lot 32 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Holt’s divulsor, English, c.1880, in fitted case with gilt label 'Maw, Son & Thompson London', in nickel plated steel and ivory, dilator and two of ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Medical, Three Antique Syringes

Lot 33 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

an ivory, pewter and glass syringe, 19th century, 16.5cm; a small irrigating urethral syringe in horn and ivory, in turned boxwood case, case 18cm; a ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Fine Set of Amputation Knives by Camillus Nyrop

Lot 34 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Danish, dated 1844, set of six amputation knives in polished carbon steel, carved ivory handles, silver ferrules with traces of original gilding, ... read more

Sold for £688    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of 10 Boxwood Bottle Containers

Lot 35 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, various sizes and types, some with original bottles, others empty, one marked 'CROYDEN CHEMIST 37 WIGMORE STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE' ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Stomach Pump by Maw, Son and Thompson

Lot 36 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c. 1880, with plaque ' S Maw Son & Thompson London Trade Mark', a fine quality combination stomach pump, irrigator and enema, the pump in ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Pewter Bleeding Bowl

Lot 37 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, 2nd half 18th century(?), porringer type with graduated rings for fluid ounces 2-12, diameter 13.2cm

Sold for £438    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Medical Model, Gravid Woman

Lot 38 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

1960's, in imitation of 17th century models, in ivorine or similar dense composition plastic, arms articulated, torso cover removes to successively ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Antique Ivory Phrenology Head

Lot 39 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a walking cane handle, English or Scottish, c.1830-1840, finely carved ivory, the sentiments numbered on the head, and named on index aroung the neck, ... read more

Sold for £1,250    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Large Acupuncture Model

Lot 40 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

20th century, in silicone or similar composition on wooden base, male figure with acupucture meridians and acupoints marked and numbered, 51cm high

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 9  

Medical, Antique Ivory-Cased Acupuncture Needles

Lot 41 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Chinese, 19th century, a cylindrical ivory case, caps unscrew to reveal two acupuncture needles; two further needles, each with ivory handle screwing ... read more

Sold for £262    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Shoe Shop Pedoscope Machine Viewer

Lot 42 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1930, by the Pedoscope Company Ltd, wooden construction with polished mahogany vernier, with three wooden viewers at the top, image at the ... read more

Estimated at £300 - £500 More details 5  

Medical, A Spermatorrhea Ring or Jugum Penis

Lot 43 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

British or American, c.1900, in nickel plated steel, unsigned, with adjustable spike circumference and interior spring clip for attachment to penis, ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A French Gilt and Ivory Four-blade Vaginal Speculum

Lot 44 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1870-1880, signed 'Robert et Collin', gold-plated base metal, carved ivory handles folding forward for storage, 25cm extended [CITES] Note: ... read more

Sold for £312    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, A Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 45 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

c.1890, two-piece, in fruitwood and ebonised fruitwood, in two parts which can be screwed together, earpiece with bulbous projection through which ... read more

Sold for £94    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Fine Monaural Stethoscope.

Lot 46 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1880, in ivory and ebony in two pieces, 18cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot be imported into the USA ... read more

Sold for £350    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, A Fine Ivory Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 47 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1880, two-piece, unsigned, 18.4cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot be imported into the USA or any ... read more

Sold for £350    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Monaural Stethoscope by Maw

Lot 48 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1890, two-piece in mahogany with ivory fixing piece with screw thread, stamped 'Maw' on the earpiece, 16.6cm, [CITES] Note: This lot ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

An Ivory and Ebony Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 49 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

possibly German, c.1830-40, early form, unsigned, two-piece with ivory earpiece, 16.9cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and ... read more

Sold for £225    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

An Ivory and Fruitwood Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 50 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

British, c.1870-1900, joint and ear piece of turned ivory, ear piece signed J B M Evans (owner rather than maker), 17.7cm [CITES] Note: This lot ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 4