A very rare nineteenth-century French medical steam autoclave. The stand is cast iron, and the barrel top is metal with glass windows. There are two taps (one at the front, one at the rear). A fun piece to display in a home or in a medical office or waiting room. Decorative use recommended.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 58¼" high x 19¾" diameter
Approx. overall 148cm high x 50cm diameter