Anel’s Lachrymal Syringe,18 Century
An late 18th century Anel’s lachrymal syringe and “pipes” in silver. The fine dark green with gold decoratation leather fitted case wih two hooks and is lined with blue velvet is in good condition. In 1713 Anel decribed the use of a silver syringe and canulae (“pipes”) for the diagnosis and treatment of lachrymal duct disese. The first drawing of this syringe circa 1745.
Measurements 14 x 4,3 x 3 cm