Lot 283. Museales Bindfutter

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Auction date:14.11.2018   11:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 283 | Museales Bindfutter
2. Half of the 16th century. Century Probably Veit Schiller.

Wooden core with red fabric coated, embossed brass fittings. Indoor ornamental Ritz decors and engraved inlays made of bone and mother-of-pearl, the remains of the old marble paper. Slightly trapezoidal shaped hinged body with a quiver-shaped base. Circumferentially
Brass fittings with floral and Früchtezier. Castle with Faltriegel. Interior organization with
eight small compartments. Length 29.5 cm.
On Faltriegel master's mark VS with a four-leaf Clover.
Condition B.
Provenance:
German collection, acquired in the art trade, Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg, Germany.

Literature:
- Snyder, Geerto: Instrumentum Medici. The doctor and his device in a mirror image of the times, Ingelheim, 1972. See title image, p. 69, and 92.
- Hermann P. Lockner: The memorial of the Nuremberg Rotschmiede, Munich, 1981. Master probably see no. 165.

The so-called Bindfutter was a kind of instruments bag for the traveler Wundärzte the they led and their main working tools included, namely, scissors, equipment for the star stitch and bloodletting, enema syringe, and the like.
"Bindfutter, n. ligament: upgrade to a bindfutter with all zugehörd, as well as a shear blade and a shear can actually see what, what you don't brachest, so you machest the bindfutter sticky, but when you must you to noturft use, you could definitely clean up in the hands of nemmen and you stick not mistaken. Würtz pract.213."(from Grimm's German dictionary).
Bindfutter have survived over the centuries only a very few, a well-known specimen is in the collection of the Germanic national Museum in Nuremberg

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