Wonderful dental scaling set in a shagreen case. France 18th century.
Shagreen case mounted with solid silver feet and lock plate decorated with rocailles.
Inside the case are two removable compartments.
The instruments inside are made out of cut steel with a solid silver handle.
There are in total 13 steel instruments with silver handle, 7 steel instruments which have had a single removable handle this one is missing.
There are two instruments – files possibly for left and right hand use, the steel files are marked with a master sign; L.
The set is incomplete with some missing parts.
The case measures 21,2 cm x 12 cm and 6,4 cm high.
Total weight is 1,1 kilogram.
The shagreen case has some damages and repairs on the front and left side. The steel files have several repairs, broken and soldered.