Wet cupping set by Charrière, Circa 1850
A wet cupping set by Charrière in a mahogany box. Charrière was one of the foremost European instrument makers in the 19th Century, situated in Paris. The original trade label describes Charrière, at 7 bis rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, as designated “Maker to the Civil and Military Hospitals.” The set contains 8-bladed scarificator with lacquered brass body, syringe, two round and two oval blown glass bleeding cups each with syringe fitting and stopcock, and flexible cloth-bound extension hose mounting between syringe and cup. The cups have different sizes and shapes. Measurements 32, x 21 x 9,5 cm.