LDBDA : 2404
porcelain artificial teeth
Set of ten porcelain anatomical tubeless tube teeth made by Ash, fixed to a wooden frame.
Claudius Ash was a jeweller based in London in the 1930s. He was often employed by dentists to make dental gold work. He disliked working with human teeth, which were used dentures, so designed a set of porcelain tubeless teeth, which were attached to dentures with metal posts. They were launched in 1837 and were extremely popular, selling for over 100 years. His early teeth were non anatomical but later designs such as these were.
maker: Claudius Ash and Sons 1919
base wood; teeth porcelain; length 111mm