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Doctor Eye
DECORATIVE ARTS
figurine
Hinz & Kunst GmbH
Europe: Germany, Bayern, Munchen
Late 20th c.
steel
overall: 128 mm x 101 mm x 63 mm

Double figurine of an optometrist and patient, made out of steel nuts and rods. The bespectacled optometrist, standing, points to a test chart with his left hand holding a stick (fashioned from a 2.5 inch nail), whilst the patient, leaning forwards beside him, peers at the chart through a pair of spectacles.Two further pairs of spectacles rest at the foot of the test chart stand. Round base with manufacturer's plate. American price label on underside of base.


2014.419

Gift of Mr Alan Sherman FCOptom, 2014



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