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Lot 0022A

Description

Ancient Rome, ca. 2nd century CE. Interesting lot of five different medical instruments all crafted from solid bronze and with interesting patinas - particularly the tweezers whose bluer patina indicates a high presence of tin in the copper alloy. The other items are a scalpel and several probes. Size: 4-1/2" to 6-1/4" in length (11.5 to 16 cm).

Provenance: Ex-private UK collection.

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#115381

Condition

All intact with lovely patina.

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Group of 5 Roman Bronze Medical Implements

Estimate $900 - $1,200Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $500
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