Follow Us on Instagram /theschoolforscandal/. A rather wonderful 19th century Bezoar dated 1824, housed in a 19th century glass dome (later married together), with turned ebonised base. The small wooden display stand has been purpose made from pine and ebonised to display the piece. The original paper label is still attached to the bezoar reading "Bezoar Cross Section Large Cow Died 1824". A Bezoar is a hard ball gradually formed from an indigestible object which has become trapped inn the gastrointestinal.
Bezoars had value because they were believed to have the power of a universal antidote. Tradition held that a drinking glass which contained a bezoar would neutralize any poison poured into it. The word "bezoar" comes from the Persian.Used by the noble and wealthy from the 18th century. 14.5cm height of Bezoar with stand. 16.5 dome base diameter.
20cm height of dome and base. Please get in contact as that can be arranged. If you wish to view any items that are currently for sale please feel free to arrange a day and time with myself. I would recommend viewing if you are able. Responsibility for the safety and security of the goods/items pass to the purchaser as soon as the goods/items are removed from our premises.
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