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.

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Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved oriental scenes, 18th or 19th century.
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© 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 a scene possibly Asian influenced design, 18th or 19th century

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A617226
Materials:
brass (silver plated) and mother-of-pearl
Measurements:
overall: 12.5 mm x 70 mm x 34.3 mm, .025 kg
type:
lancets and therapeutics (phlebotomy) lancets and therapeutics (phlebotomy)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust