Mother-of-pearl lancet case with engraved decoration

Made:
1701-1900
Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century. Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century. Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century.

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Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved with scenes of people, 18th or 19th century

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A617225
Materials:
mother-of-pearl and silver
Measurements:
overall: 72 mm x 39 mm x 16 mm, .02 kg
type:
lancets and therapeutics (phlebotomy) lancets and therapeutics (phlebotomy)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust