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Lot 85

French Dental Kit by Charriere

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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French Dental Kit by Charriere
Early 19th century dental kit by Joseph Frederic Charriere. The kit includes forceps signed by Charriere, cauteries, scalers, an elevator, an ebony handled tooth key with 3 replacement claws, a small bakelite round box with tooth fillers, and more. In a red felt lined fitted mahogany case. Top with chased brass cartouche "Le Dr. Comte" and brass border inlay. 8" x 9.5" x 1.5".

Joseph Frederic Charriere was born in Cerniat Switzerland in 1803 and came to Paris in 1816 as an apprentice cutler. He specialized in surgical instruments.


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