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Pewter Bleeding Bowl

Auction:
2248
Lot:
509
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2248
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 11, 2004 12:00PM

Description:

Pewter Bleeding Bowl, with slightly tapering sides and pierced handle, the inside with inscribed lines marked from 2 - 16 ounces, diam. 5 1/4 in.

Literature: Elizabeth Bennion (1979), Antique Medical Instruments, p. 43 for a similar bowl, c. 1745.
Estimate $600-800

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Elizabeth Bennion