Antique Chinese Export Silver lancet case / Surgical Box for a medical practioner. Looks like a vesta or match safe, but made and fitted to hold a pair of lancets – used medically by doctors in the field 1-200 years ago as well as non-medical practioners of bleeding. Measures 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 inches 62 X 36mm. Rectangular case / box. Outside richly decorated with repousse Chinese figures performing various activities in a beautiful landscape. One side includes a pagoda with a number of patterns on it’s surface. Twisted and gnarled trees. The sides with matching decoration of raised foliage and flowers. Like many steel lancets of the time, they are encased in a’natural material’ – original to the piece. No hallmarks / identifying marks were found. No losses/damage of any sort were found. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE. See our policies below. Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. We would appreciate it if you notify us in advance, and explain the reason for the return. Please pack carefully to ensure the item reaches us in the same condition it left here and don’t forget to insure and track properly. Any questions, just ask. These charges are the buyers responsibility. The item “Antique Chinese Silver Lancet Case Medical Surgical Box w origl Lancets (#4880)” is in sale since Saturday, June 25, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “brendaginsberg” and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Boxes
- Primary Material: Silver
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: China
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Medical Lancet case: silver box