Antique nickel plated brass Dr. Potain's Aspirator marked "Galante Paris". Wooden case is covered in waxed paper and with purple velvet linen. It is decorated with a plate with embossed company's logo. This Instrument was invented by French doctor Pierre-Carl-Edouard Potain(Paris 1825-1901) used to perform the thoracentesis. Dated half of XIX century. Case size 28x16x5 cm.